RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The São Paulo stock exchange index rose this Friday by 0.96% and reached a new historical maximum by closing at 125,561 points, boosted by the shares of the state-owned oil company Petrobras and the good mood in the international scenario.
Ibovespa, the principal index on the trading floor, thus surpassed the mark hit on January 8, when it ended with 125,076 points, in the midst of the expectation of the beginning of the vaccination campaign against Covid-19, which would start nine days later.
In the week, the Brazilian market index . . .