Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.36%

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Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.36%
Credit: © Reuters. – Brazil equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Basic Materials , Telecoms and Industrials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa fell 0.36%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Bovespa were Viavarejo Unt (SA: VVAR11 ), which rose 9.92% or 1.44 points to trade at 15.95 at the close. Natura Cosmeticos SA (SA: NATU3 ) added 4.25% or 1.32 points to end at 32.36 and Qualicorp SA (SA: QUAL3 ) was up 4.15% or 0.59 points to 14.80 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Cia Siderurgica Nacional SA (SA: CSNA3 ), which lost 3.00% or 0.30 points to trade at 9.70 in late trade. Vale SA (SA: VALE3 ) declined 2.78% or 1.62 points to end at 56.75 and Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais (SA: USIM5 ) shed 2.39% or 0.25 points to 10.20.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 273 to 205 and 34 ended unchanged on the BM&FBovespa Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Brazil Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was up 2.26% to 42.05.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 1.00% or 12.20 to $1233.40 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 4.15% or 2.87 to hit $66.30 a barrel, while the December US coffee C contract rose 2.92% or 3.43 to trade at $121.08 .

USD/BRL was up 0.36% to 3.6995, while EUR/BRL rose 0.40% to 4.2439.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.07% at 95.68.

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