RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - 2020 has barely begun and is already memorable for the IBOVESPA, which renewed its historic high at over 118,000 points, following the same positive trend that permeated much of 2019 and pushed the index up 31.58 percent over the past year.
The index closed up 2.53 percent, at 118,573 points, renewing its historical maximum due to the coupling of a more positive scenario both abroad and in Brazil. The trading volume reached R$20.86 billion (US$5.22 billion).
Meanwhile the dollar, after opening in decline, turned toward gains tracking the . . .