📖 Your Q2 Earnings Guide: Discover the Stocks ProPicks AI Highlights to Jump Post-EarningsRead more

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 1.63%

Published 03/09/2018, 04:30 PM
Updated 03/09/2018, 04:35 PM
© Reuters.  Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 1.63%
IBOV
-
INDX
-
ICON
-
IFNC
-
BRFS3
-
CIEL3
-
EMBR3
-
EQTL3
-
QUAL3
-
RENT3
-
VXEWZ
-

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Industrials, Consumption and Financials sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa gained 1.63%.

The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Embraer SA (SA:EMBR3), which rose 6.99% or 1.45 points to trade at 22.20 at the close. Meanwhile, Localiza Rent a Car SA (SA:RENT3) added 6.33% or 1.75 points to end at 29.40 and BRF SA (SA:BRFS3) was up 6.11% or 1.53 points to 26.56 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Cielo SA (SA:CIEL3), which fell 3.65% or 0.87 points to trade at 22.98 at the close. Qualicorp SA (SA:QUAL3) declined 1.87% or 0.51 points to end at 26.81 and Equatorial Energia SA (SA:EQTL3) was down 1.78% or 1.30 points to 71.70.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the BM&FBovespa Stock Exchange by 293 to 127 and 38 ended unchanged.

Shares in Localiza Rent a Car SA (SA:RENT3) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 6.33% or 1.75 to 29.40.

The CBOE Brazil Etf Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was down 9.56% to 28.38.

Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.17% or 2.20 to $1323.90 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in April rose 3.28% or 1.97 to hit $62.09 a barrel, while the May US coffee C contract fell 0.04% or 0.05 to trade at $120.33 .

USD/BRL was down 0.33% to 3.2562, while EUR/BRL fell 0.38% to 4.0065.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.02% at 90.09.

Latest comments

Risk Disclosure: Trading in financial instruments and/or cryptocurrencies involves high risks including the risk of losing some, or all, of your investment amount, and may not be suitable for all investors. Prices of cryptocurrencies are extremely volatile and may be affected by external factors such as financial, regulatory or political events. Trading on margin increases the financial risks.
Before deciding to trade in financial instrument or cryptocurrencies you should be fully informed of the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite, and seek professional advice where needed.
Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate. The data and prices on the website are not necessarily provided by any market or exchange, but may be provided by market makers, and so prices may not be accurate and may differ from the actual price at any given market, meaning prices are indicative and not appropriate for trading purposes. Fusion Media and any provider of the data contained in this website will not accept liability for any loss or damage as a result of your trading, or your reliance on the information contained within this website.
It is prohibited to use, store, reproduce, display, modify, transmit or distribute the data contained in this website without the explicit prior written permission of Fusion Media and/or the data provider. All intellectual property rights are reserved by the providers and/or the exchange providing the data contained in this website.
Fusion Media may be compensated by the advertisers that appear on the website, based on your interaction with the advertisements or advertisers.
© 2007-2024 - Fusion Media Limited. All Rights Reserved.