Investing.com – Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Sao Paulo, the gained 0.02% to hit a new 3-months high.
The best performers of the session on the were Marfrig Alimentos SA (SA:), which rose 7.59% or 0.41 points to trade at 5.81 at the close. Meanwhile, Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA (SA:) added 3.68% or 0.81 points to end at 22.81 and RUMO Logistica Operadora Multimodal SA (SA:) was up 3.58% or 0.54 points to 15.61 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Estacio Participacoes SA (SA:), which fell 5.01% or 1.28 points to trade at 24.25 at the close. Cielo SA (SA:) declined 3.67% or 0.47 points to end at 12.33 and BRF SA (SA:) was down 3.65% or 0.82 points to 21.65.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the BM&FBovespa Stock Exchange by 253 to 225 and 38 ended unchanged.
Shares in RUMO Logistica Operadora Multimodal SA (SA:) rose to 3-years highs; gaining 3.58% or 0.54 to 15.61.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was down 2.78% to 45.09.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.38% or 4.50 to $1193.10 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 0.55% or 0.41 to hit $74.70 a barrel, while the December US coffee C contract rose 1.25% or 1.40 to trade at $113.30 .
USD/BRL was down 1.43% to 3.7238, while EUR/BRL fell 1.39% to 4.2811.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.10% at 95.34.
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