Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.10%

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Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.10%
Credit: © Reuters. – Brazil equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Electric Power , Public Utilities and Real Estate sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa fell 0.10%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Bovespa were Smiles ON (SA: SMLE3 ), which rose 3.37% or 2.04 points to trade at 62.66 at the close. Suzano Papel e Celulose SA (SA: SUZB5 ) added 3.17% or 0.49 points to end at 15.95 and Banco Santander Brasil SA Unit (SA: SANB11 ) was up 2.80% or 0.70 points to 25.68 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Estacio Participacoes SA (SA: ESTC3 ), which lost 7.02% or 1.20 points to trade at 15.90 in late trade. Cosan SA Industria e Comercio (SA: CSAN3 ) declined 4.11% or 1.48 points to end at 34.53 and JBS SA (SA: JBSS3 ) shed 4.08% or 0.31 points to 7.29.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 214 to 167 and 30 ended unchanged on the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Brazil Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was down 0.48% to 37.51.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.12% or 1.52 to $1281.72 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 0.67% or 0.32 to hit $47.34 a barrel, while the July US coffee C contract rose 2.65% or 3.32 to trade at $128.60 .

USD/BRL was up 1.26% to 3.2891, while EUR/BRL rose 1.05% to 3.7027.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.14% at 96.75.

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