Ibovespa falls with US employment data; abroad and dollar…

Ibovespa falls with US employment data; abroad and dollar…
Ibovespa falls with US employment data; abroad and dollar…

Bloomberg Línea — The Ibovespa (IBOV) closed this Friday (2) down 1.01%, at 127,182.25 points, mainly impacted by better-than-expected employment data in the United States.

The shares of Petrobras (PETR4, PETR3) and Vale (VALE3) led to the losses. The trading volume was R$1,022,647,000 and the Brazilian index accumulated a drop of 1.38% in the week.

Abroad, the environment was positive, with gains in the main New York indices. With the rise in yields on US Treasury bonds, the dollar ended the day up 1.15%, at R$4.97.

The stocks with the highest appreciation on the Ibovespa this Friday (2) were:

  • Blue (AZUL4) with 3.62%
  • Gerdau (GGBR4) with 2.38%
  • Metalúrgica Gerdau (GOAU4) with 1.52%

The worst performers were:

  • Cogna (COGN3) with -6.94%
  • Casas Bahia (BHIA3) with -6.01%
  • Petroreconcavo (RECV3) with -4.77%

The most traded shares were:

  • Magazine Luiza (MGLU3) with R$ 131,497,100.
  • Cogna (COGN3) with R$ 118,084,700.
  • Hapvida (HAPV3) with R$63,875,600.

For the year, the Ibovespa accumulated a drop of 5.22% until this Friday (2).


The US market extended this week’s gains as big technology companies rose in value and a solid jobs report – above all Wall Street forecasts – strengthened the outlook for corporate profits.

Stocks reached all-time highs, with the S&P 500 approaching 5,000 points after rising 1.07% and the Nasdaq Composite up 1.74% with bullish outlooks from Meta (META) and Amazon (AMZN).

Economic optimism outweighed bets that the Federal Reserve will be in no rush to cut rates after the data. payroll January that showed a still resilient job market. Two-year Treasury yields rose 17 basis points to 4.37%.

— With information from Bloomberg News and Bloomberg Automation.

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