The Ibovespa rose for the first time in three days as a gain in commodities boosted the outlook for Brazilian raw-material producers amid reduced concern that the global recovery will falter.
Iron-ore producer Vale SA (VALE5) contributed the most to the gauge’s advance. The MSCI Brazil/Materials index was the best performer among 10 industry groups.
The Ibovespa rose 0.7 percent to 51,832.05 at 10:24 a.m. in Sao Paulo. The real weakened 0.4 percent to 2.3042 per U.S. dollar. The Standard & Poor’s GSCI index of 24 raw materials increased 0.2 percent. Stocks in Europe advanced as a measure of German consumer confidence beat estimates.
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