©Reuters. The Sao Paulo Stock Exchange rises 1.39% to the beat of the great values
Sao Paulo, May 20 (.).- The Sao Paulo Stock Exchange rose 1.39% this Friday and its index stood at 108,487 points, in line with its great values, while in the week the São Paulo market advanced one 1.46%.
The ordinary papers of the mining company Vale, one of the largest iron ore exporters in the world, and the preferential ones of Petrobras (NYSE:) closed today in the green and were the most traded of the day, which contributed to the rise of the index.
The ordinary ones of Vale advanced 1.77%, while the preferential ones of the oil company climbed 1.93%.
However, the titles that rose the most were those of the reinsurer IRB Brasil, which appreciated by 6.56%.
On the other side of the scale, losses were led by the ordinary ones of the loyalty program manager Méliuz, which fell 5.34% after announcing a partnership in cryptocurrencies with the fintech Liqi.
During the day, 27,846 million reais (about 5,801 million dollars) were traded, as a result of 3,652,236 financial transactions.
In the foreign exchange market, the dollar depreciated 0.92% against the real and was traded at 4.870 reais for purchase and 4.871 reais for sale at the commercial exchange rate.
During the week, the greenback depreciated 3.5% against the Brazilian currency.