Investing.com – Brazil stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Sao Paulo, the fell 0.12%.
The best performers of the session on the were Localiza Rent a Car SA (SA:), which rose 3.59% or 1.12 points to trade at 32.30 at the close. Meanwhile, Suzano Papel e Celulose SA (SA:) added 2.77% or 1.23 points to end at 45.60 and Cia de Saneamento Basico do Estado (SA:) was up 2.07% or 0.84 points to 41.51 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Estacio Participacoes SA (SA:), which fell 5.12% or 1.55 points to trade at 28.75 at the close. Magazine Luiza SA (SA:) declined 4.13% or 7.20 points to end at 167.00 and B2W Cia Digital (SA:) was down 3.26% or 1.50 points to 44.50.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the BM&FBovespa Stock Exchange by 227 to 193 and 36 ended unchanged.
Shares in Localiza Rent a Car SA (SA:) rose to all time highs; gaining 3.59% or 1.12 to 32.30.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was down 3.99% to 30.06 a new 6-months low.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.24% or 3.10 to $1279.50 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 0.06% or 0.03 to hit $54.22 a barrel, while the March US coffee C contract rose 2.98% or 3.05 to trade at $105.45 .
USD/BRL was up 0.13% to 3.7550, while EUR/BRL rose 0.14% to 4.2697.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.00% at 95.990.
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