SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian stock market began the week strong, following the positive external scenario, with investors optimistic about US President Donald Trump's recovery, after being infected with coronavirus. IBOVESPA, the main B3 stocks index, climbed 2,21 percent and closed at 96.089,10 points. The trend was driven by Petrobras stocks, which rose in line with the price of a barrel of crude oil, which rose more than six percent.
After spending the weekend in hospital, requiring oxygen, the President was discharged on Monday, October 5th, according to his physicians. With the . . .