Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.60%

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Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.60%
Credit: © Reuters. – Brazil equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Consumption , Real Estate and Financials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa fell 0.60%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Bovespa were WEG SA (SA: WEGE3 ), which rose 2.72% or 0.49 points to trade at 18.49 at the close. Suzano Papel e Celulose SA (SA: SUZB3 ) added 2.11% or 1.04 points to end at 50.27 and Klabin Unt (SA: KLBN11 ) was up 0.97% or 0.21 points to 21.91 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Marfrig Alimentos SA (SA: MRFG3 ), which lost 3.88% or 0.24 points to trade at 5.95 in late trade. Raia Drogasil SA (SA: RADL3 ) declined 4.02% or 3.23 points to end at 77.11 and CCR SA (SA: CCRO3 ) shed 3.14% or 0.30 points to 9.26.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 251 to 216 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 2.56% to 46.13 a new 52-week high.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.74% or 9.00 to $1207.00 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 0.38% or 0.26 to hit $68.61 a barrel, while the December US coffee C contract fell 2.32% or 2.45 to trade at $103.17 .

USD/BRL was up 1.45% to 4.1382, while EUR/BRL rose 1.58% to 4.8387.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.03% at 94.64.

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