The majority of the Latin American stock markets closed today and ignored Wall Street, its referent, which ended up weighed down by the results and business news of the day.
The Dow Jones Industrialists, the main New York indicator, fell 0.34% to 24,664.89 units, while the S & P 500 fell 0.57% and ended at 2,693.13 whole.
Meanwhile, the composite index of the Nasdaq market, in which the main technology companies are listed, fell by 0.78% and closed at 7,238.06 points.
Wall Street operators ended up affected after the negative results of companies such as Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) and Philip Morris (NYSE: PM) and business news that ultimately hit the giant Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL).
This spirit contrasted with the optimism experienced on the other side of the Atlantic, where they closed in green, except for Frankfurt (-0.19%), Paris (0.21%), London (0.16%), Madrid (0.11%). %) and Milan (0.04%).
The Latin American markets were disoriented by these results, but ended up mostly in green numbers.
On a positive note, the Ibovespa of the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange rose 0.06% and stood at 85,824 points, after business for 10,697 million reais (about 3.15 billion dollars).
Santiago’s IPSA closed with a positive variation of 0.12% and parked at 5,697.48 units, after adding operations for 113,295,449,373 Chilean pesos (about 190,223 million dollars).
The Colombian Colcap added 0.66% and remained at 1,572.45 whole, after transactions for 223,430.91 million Colombian pesos (about 81.7 million dollars).
The S & ú General index closed at 21,414.91 points, after a 0.25% increase, in a session in which 55,078,417 soles (equivalent to 17,126,373 dollars) were negotiated.
On the negative side, the Mexican stock market fell 0.70% after the CPI was placed at 48,745.28 units, on a day when 21,337 million Mexican pesos (1,157 million dollars) were traded.
The Merval index of Buenos Aires decreased 0.79% and ended at 31,281.32, after a financial volume of 873.69 million Argentine pesos (about 43.33 million dollars).
The evolution of the Latin American stock exchanges was the following:
Market Closing Points
SAO PAULO +0.06% 85,824
MEXICO -0.70% 48,745.28
BUENOS AIRES -0.79% 31,281.32
SANTIAGO +0.12% 5.697,48
COLOMBIA +0.66% 1,572.45