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Ibovespa Sets a New Record for 98,903 Points As Focus on Social Security

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The Ibovespa returned to the positive on Wednesday, a new nominal record, with investors waiting for further discussions on the formation of the Constitution and Justice Commission – CCJ, which will be the first major measure for the reform of the Pension Fund. Corporate news also helped top-line stocks with the expiration of options on the Ibovespa.

In the background was the drama of Prime Minister Theresa May, who suffered another defeat in Parliament with her Brexit, and also the recovery of the weight indices on Wall Street.

At the end, the Ibovespa was in was up 1.10% at 98,903 points. The financial volume was R $ 17.58 billion.

“The stock market opened in decline, but returned to the positive with expectations for the CCJ and the directions for the pension reform. On a weakened agenda, foreign markets reacted and the local investor followed. All the attention was on Brexit. Weighed corporate news, such as CSN’s fourth quarter results and the appreciation of more than 75% of the shares in the year, as well as the expiration of options on the index, “said investment analyst at Mirae Asset, Pedro Galdi.

The exercise of options on the Bovespa Index (Ibovespa) traded R $ 892,810,000.00, with 9,320 contracts traded. Of the volume of operations carried out, R $ 877,840,000.00 refer to call options and R $ 14,970,000.00 to put options.

Sid. Nacional ON, up 9.32%; RaiaDrogasil ON, increase of 4.49%; Energias BR ON, increase of 3.40%; GOL PN, high of 3.31%; Hypera ON, up 3.32%.

traded on the negative ViaVarejo ON, down 4.55%; B2WDigital ON, down 3.3%; CVC Brasil ON, down 2.69%; Localizes ON, drop of 1.80%; and Lojas Renner ON, down 1.75%.

Petrobras PN, up 2.18%; Vale ON, up 1.46%; Ibovespa IBO, up 2.58%; ItauUniaco PN, up 1.08%; and Bradesco PN, up 0.96%.

The theoretical portfolio of the Bovespa Index, which came into force from January 7 to May 3, 2019, with the five assets with the highest weight in the composition of the index are the same: Vale ON (10.774%), Itauunibanco PN (10.801%), , Bradesco PN (8.570%), Petrobras PN (7,208%) and Petrobras ON (5,015%).

Petrobras has announced the price of a liter of gasoline and diesel for this Thursday (14). The price for distributors and without taxes for gasoline was set at R $ 1.7700 a liter for last Saturday. The price of the diesel liter was R $ 2.1871.

The benchmark oil, Brent, was up 0.86% at $ 65.35 a barrel traded on the London Futures exchange.

WTI oil rose 2.57 percent to $ 58.33 a barrel on Mercantil de Futuros, New York.

Iron ore traded at the port of Qingdao, China, rose 1.74% at $ 85.25 a dry ton and 62% purity.