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Montevideo, February 15th 2019 - 21:25 UTC

Tag: Ibovespa

  • Wednesday, June 27th 2018 - 08:26 UTC

    Brazilian shares recover cautiously; Central bank absent from the foreign exchange market

    Petrobras' shares (+2.16%) rose reflecting the expectation that company should be able to appeal against the billion-dollar labor lawsuit it recently lost

    After trading lower for a good part of Tuesday's session, the Ibovespa closed higher for the third consecutive day (+0.64%), to 71,404.59 points, driven mainly by the shares of Petrobras and Vale. The improvement in the U.S. stock markets also helped to recover the benchmark stock index in Brazil, although concerns remain about a world trade war.

  • Wednesday, April 11th 2018 - 08:42 UTC

    Brazilian stock exchange leads the world in growth in 2018

    A survey made by the Brazilian government portal shows that the Ibovespa saw the highest growth rates in the world in the first quarter of 2018.

    As Brazil continues to benefit from the return of growth and curbed interest rates and inflation, the São Paulo Stock Exchange has seen an unprecedented growth curve. In addition to achieving historical highs, the Brazilian stock market beat the performance of some of the largest stock exchanges in the planet. This means more people betting on Brazilian companies and the future of the country, according to a report from the Brazilian-American chamber of Commerce.

  • Friday, December 29th 2017 - 10:06 UTC

    Brazil's main stock market, Ibovespa ends the year with a 26.85% increase

    The Ibovespa ends 2017 with a 26.85% gain, and below the 76,977.68 points record level reached in October.

    Ibovespa, the benchmark stock market index in Brazil, ended the last trading session of the year with a 0.43% rise to 76,402.08 points amid a lack of negative political news and tracking stock markets abroad.