©Reuters. Sao Paulo Stock Exchange falls 0.10% pending the Fed and the Central Bank of Brazil
Sao Paulo, May 3 (.).- The Sao Paulo Stock Exchange lost 0.10% on Tuesday and its index, a reference on the parquet, stood at 106,528 points, pending the decision of the US Federal Reserve (Fed) and the Central Bank on the respective increase in basic interest rates.
The US Federal Reserve (Fed) today began a two-day meeting after which it will announce how much will be the first interest hike it will approve this year to contain inflation, while the Brazilian issuer is preparing to raise rates this Wednesday.
Amid the caution of investors, the highest profits of the day came from SLC Agrícola, a company that produces , and , whose ordinary papers climbed 6.30%
Session losses, meanwhile, were led by JHSF common stock, focused on high-income real estate, which lost 5.81%.
As usual, the papers most sought after by investors were the ordinary ones of the mining company Vale, one of the largest iron ore exporters in the world, which fell by 0.35%.
Behind were the preferred shares of the state oil company Petrobras (NYSE:), which advanced 0.83%.
During the day, 23,048 million reais (about 4,703 million dollars) were traded, as a result of 3,770,499 financial transactions.
Already in the exchange market, the dollar depreciated 2.12% and was traded at 4,963 reais for purchase and 4,964 reais for sale at the commercial exchange rate, after a new Central Bank auction to inject more bills. greens in the market.