RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On a tense day in the market, the Stock Exchange fell, and the US dollar closed at its highest value in over a month and a half. The US dollar closed Tuesday, January 21st, at R$4.206, up 0.4 percent. The currency is at its highest closing value since December 2nd (R$4.214).
The dollar traded higher throughout the session and closed near the maximum value of the day. The US currency has accumulated a 4.8 percent appreciation in 2020. Volatility was also reflected in the euro, which closed the day at . . .