B3, the São Paulo Stock Exchange, had two days of subtle recovery this week, but today returned to the previous downward trend, closing the day down 1.86%. The dollar, in turn, was almost stable, with a positive variation of 0.06% and is quoted at R$ 4.943.
The trading session ended at 107,876.16 points. As a result, the Stock Exchange closed the month with the worst performance since March 2020, when the covid-19 pandemic began.
In the weekly variation, the Stock Exchange fell 2.88% and in the monthly, 10.10%. In the annual, the balance is 2.91% positive.
Steel companies and companies linked to domestic consumption, such as Magazine Luiza and Locaweb, yielded, while Petrobras and other oil companies rose. Shopping mall operators also had a positive day amid the heavy news of the sector.
The share with the highest increase was Multiplan (MULT3), which rose 4.01%. While the negative highlight was Banco Inter (BIDI11), with a drop of 7.16%.
Dollar ended unstable week
Compared to the previous week, the dollar rose 2.86%. In the monthly variation, the currency rose 3.81% and in the annual variation, it fell 11.36%.
The value of the dollar published daily by the press, including the UOL, refers to the commercial dollar. For those who are going to travel and need to buy currency at exchange brokers, the value is much higher.
With today’s data, the dollar ended a week marked by instability. The month of April had started optimistically for the exchange rate, but ended with fears about the global economy and political-fiscal uncertainties in Brazil.