Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.07%

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Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.07%
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Investing.com – Brazil equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Basic Materials , Industrials and Real Estate sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa declined 0.07%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Bovespa were B2W Cia Digital (SA: BTOW3 ), which rose 5.78% or 1.81 points to trade at 33.13 at the close. Magazine Luiza SA (SA: MGLU3 ) added 4.88% or 7.14 points to end at 153.54 and Qualicorp SA (SA: QUAL3 ) was up 2.83% or 0.39 points to 14.18 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Gerdau SA Pref (SA: GGBR4 ), which lost 4.03% or 0.65 points to trade at 15.47 in late trade. Metalurgica Gerdau SA (SA: GOAU4 ) declined 3.27% or 0.26 points to end at 7.70 and Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais (SA: USIM5 ) shed 3.19% or 0.32 points to 9.70.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 237 to 208 and 45 ended unchanged on the BM&FBovespa Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Brazil Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was up 4.49% to 40.92.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.36% or 4.30 to $1202.10 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 1.83% or 1.10 to hit $59.09 a barrel, while the December US coffee C contract fell 3.43% or 3.90 to trade at $109.95 .

USD/BRL was up 0.93% to 3.7683, while EUR/BRL rose 0.09% to 4.2359.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.67% at 97.38.

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