Today, both the dollar and the Ibovespa index, the main index of B3, the São Paulo Stock Exchange, fell. The foreign currency had a significant drop after two days on the rise and ended up at R$4.964, down 2.153%.
Compared to the previous week and month, the dollar rose 0.42%. In the annual variation, the currency fell 10.98%.
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.
Today was the first of two days for the meeting of the central banks of Brazil and the United States. As a result, operators were focused on monetary policy decisions and their potential impact on the local and international foreign exchange market.
Stock market had little variation
The stock market, on the other hand, followed the trend of the two previous days, with a negative performance. The trading session closed at 106,528.09 points, down 0.1%.
In the weekly and monthly changes, the stock market fell 1.25%. In the annual, the balance is 1.63% positive.
Commodities showed a positive performance and the stock with the highest increase was SLC Agrícola (SLCE3), a producer of soybeans, corn and cotton. The asset ended the day up 6.3%.
Meanwhile, the negative highlight was JHSF (JHSF3), a company that operates in the shopping malls, real estate development, hotels and gastronomy sectors. The asset fell 5.81%.