Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.68%

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Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.68%
Credit: © Reuters. – Brazil equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Consumption , Financials and Real Estate sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa declined 0.68%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Bovespa were Suzano Papel e Celulose SA (SA: SUZB3 ), which rose 7.58% or 3.66 points to trade at 51.96 at the close. Bradespar SA (SA: BRAP4 ) added 6.07% or 1.98 points to end at 34.58 and Embraer SA (SA: EMBR3 ) was up 5.22% or 1.15 points to 23.20 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Smiles Fidelidade SA (SA: SMLS3 ), which lost 9.13% or 5.26 points to trade at 52.36 in late trade. B2W Cia Digital (SA: BTOW3 ) declined 6.95% or 1.86 points to end at 24.89 and Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA (SA: ELET6 ) shed 6.34% or 1.10 points to 16.26.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 277 to 147 and 35 ended unchanged on the BM&FBovespa Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Brazil Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was up 4.25% to 31.14.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.10% or 1.30 to $1300.90 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 0.75% or 0.49 to hit $65.03 a barrel, while the July US coffee C contract fell 0.95% or 1.14 to trade at $118.28 .

USD/BRL was up 0.93% to 3.8442, while EUR/BRL rose 1.45% to 4.5253.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.25% at 93.62.

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