Brazil stocks lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.28% – Brazil stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Sao Paulo, the lost 0.28%.

The best performers of the session on the were BRF SA (SA:), which rose 6.50% or 1.54 points to trade at 25.24 at the close. Meanwhile, Smiles Fidelidade SA (SA:) added 3.69% or 1.67 points to end at 46.90 and Klabin Unt (SA:) was up 3.00% or 0.58 points to 19.90 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Via Varejo SA (SA:), which fell 5.84% or 0.35 points to trade at 5.64 at the close. Cielo SA (SA:) declined 4.61% or 0.54 points to end at 11.18 and Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA (SA:) was down 4.26% or 1.69 points to 38.00.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the BM&FBovespa Stock Exchange by 219 to 195 and 41 ended unchanged.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was down 1.53% to 30.82.

Gold Futures for April delivery was down 0.06% or 0.85 to $1318.45 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 1.50% or 0.82 to hit $53.74 a barrel, while the March US coffee C contract fell 0.76% or 0.80 to trade at $104.80 .

USD/BRL was down 0.00% to 3.6685, while EUR/BRL fell 0.24% to 4.1856.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.25% at 95.812.

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