SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The São Paulo stock exchange closed on a fall this Wednesday, with stocks related to consumption among the biggest losses, after data that showed still high unemployment in the country, although the rise of Petrobras shares pushed the Ibovespa away from the lows of the session.
The benchmark index of the Brazilian stock market, the Ibovespa fell 0.43%, to 126,779.47 points, according to preliminary data, far from the records of the last day of the 7th (from 130,776.27 at the close and 131,190.30 at the intraday), but still with a positive performance of 0.45% in the month.
As a result, it accumulated a gain of 8.7% in the second quarter of the year and ended the first half of the year with an increase of 6.5%.
The financial volume on this Wednesday’s trading session totaled 26.9 billion reais.
(By Paula Arend Laier)
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