Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 1.01%

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Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 1.01%
Credit: © Reuters. – Brazil equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Financials , Real Estate and Telecoms sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa fell 1.01% to hit a new 1-month low.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Bovespa were ALL America Latina Logistica SA (SA: RUMO3 ), which rose 5.33% or 0.240 points to trade at 4.740 at the close. Fibria Celulose SA (SA: FIBR3 ) added 5.03% or 1.60 points to end at 33.40 and Cia Energetica de Minas Gerais (SA: CMIG4 ) was up 3.87% or 0.21 points to 5.63 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Banco Bradesco SA (SA: BBDC4 ), which lost 5.00% or 1.20 points to trade at 22.80 in late trade. Estacio Participacoes SA (SA: ESTC3 ) declined 4.74% or 0.54 points to end at 10.86 and Petroleo Brasileiro SA (SA: PETR4 ) shed 4.06% or 0.34 points to 8.04.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 165 to 147 and 31 ended unchanged on the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Brazil Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was up 1.17% to 40.49.

In commodities trading, Gold for August delivery was up 0.11% or 1.30 to $1218.00 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 0.83% or 0.41 to hit $48.92 a barrel, while the July US coffee C contract rose 0.26% or 0.32 to trade at $121.60 .

USD/BRL was up 0.94% to 3.6058, while EUR/BRL rose 0.94% to 4.0142.

The US Dollar Index was up 0.13% at 95.84.

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