Ibovespa records its lowest level for over a year; dollar reaches 5.63 BRL

The B3 recorded this Tuesday (30) the lowest level for more than a year. Photo: Rafael Matsunaga / Public Photos

The commercial dollar closed the trading session on Tuesday (30) up 0.48%, listed at R $ 5.6372 on sale. The US currency accumulated in November a decline of 0.28%. However, with today’s result, it accumulates an 8.68% increase in the year. The result is a reflection of statements by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, the US central bank, who signaled the acceleration of the stimulus withdrawal program.

In addition, the financial market is facing fear of the new variant of Covid-19, the micron. This afternoon, the National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) announced, on a preliminary basis, two positive results for the variant in the country. Soon after, the Adolfo Lutz Institute analyzed the samples and confirmed the results. In Brazil, the counterpoint was the approval of the PEC de precatoria within the Constitution and Justice Commission (CCJ) of the Senate.

The Ibovespa, the main index of the Brazilian Stock Exchange (B3), ended the day with a decline of 0.87%, to 101,915 points. This is the lowest level recorded for more than a year, since November 6, 2020, when the B3 reached 100,925.11 points. With today’s result, the Ibovespa finished the fifth month down. The index fell 1.53% in November was 1.53%, the year in which the decline was 14.37%.

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