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Encyclopedia > Bovespa
São Paulo Stock Exchange
Type Stock exchange
Founded August 23, 1890
Headquarters Flag of Brazil São Paulo, Brazil
Key people Raymundo Magliano Filho
Industry Financial
Products Securities exchange
Website www.bovespa.com.br

Bovespa - São Paulo Stock Exchange (Portuguese: Bolsa de Valores de São Paulo). Located in the heart of the biggest Brazilian city, São Paulo, Bovespa is the largest stock exchange in Latin America. On an average day (in 2004 figures), shares valued at R$ 1,221.3 million were traded on Bovespa , where US$1.00 = R$2.10 approximately. Established in August 23, 1890 on Rua 15 de Novembro, it was a state institution until 1966, when it became a non-profit civil association. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Finance addresses the ways in which individuals, business entities and other organizations allocate and use monetary resources over time. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets and hosted on a particular domain or subdomain on the World Wide Web. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... ISO 4217 Code BRL User(s) Brazil Inflation 3. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Indian Ocean Territory,[1] the British Virgin Islands, Cambodia, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 2. ... ISO 4217 Code BRL User(s) Brazil Inflation 3. ... August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ...


Bovespa is linked to all Brazilian stock exchanges, including Rio de Janeiro's, where government stocks are traded. Location of Rio de Janeiro Coordinates: Country Brazil Region Southeast State Rio de Janeiro Government  - Mayor Cesar Maia (PFL) Area  - City 1,260 km²  (486. ...


Brazilian stocks rise and fall depending on a number of factors, including the direction of monetary policy as determined by the SELIC rate of the Brazilian Central Bank. The benchmark indicator of Bovespa is the 50-stock Índice Bovespa. Short for Sistema Especial de Liquidação e Custodia, that is, Special System of Clearance and Custody, SELIC is the Banco Central do Brasils system for performing open market operations in execution of monetary policy. ... An artists rendering of the Brazilian Central Bank building in Brasília, national capital of Brazil The Brazilian Central Bank (in Portuguese: Banco Central do Brasil) is Brazils highest monetary authority in and the countrys governing body in finances and economics. ... The Bovespa Index (Índice Bovespa) is an index of about 50 stocks that are traded on the São Paulo Stock Exchange (Bovespa: BOlsa de Valores dE São PAulo). ...


On Bovespa, preferred stock ('Preferencial Nominativa' in Portuguese, or simply 'PN') is sometimes the most-traded class of stock for a particular company, although common stock (Ordinária Nominativa, or 'ON' in Portuguese) is also available for trading.


The number of companies traded at Bovespa is close to 550. According to bovespa website As of January, 2005, 379 companies were listed on Bovespa. ...


During January 2006 Bovespa reached a record mark with 38.382 points, which is about R$2.9 billion reals, with the capital movement of 2.5 billion of reals about US$1.3 billions negotiated in the same month. ISO 4217 Code BRL User(s) Brazil Inflation 3. ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ...


On April 9 2007, Bovespa set a record mark with 50,0 thousand points, which represents R$4.02 billion reals. On mai 9 2007, Bovespa set a record mark with 51,300 thousand points, which represents R$4.78 billion reals. ISO 4217 Code BRL User(s) Brazil Inflation 3. ... ISO 4217 Code BRL User(s) Brazil Inflation 3. ...

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History

São Paulo Stock Exchange Interior

Founded on August 23, 1890 by Emilio Rangel Pestana, the "Bolsa de Valores de São Paulo" (São Paulo Stock Exchange, in English) - Bovespa - has a long history of services given to the stock market and the Brazilian economy. Until the middle of the 1960s, Bovespa and the other Brazilian stock markets were state corporations, tied with the state secretary of finances and brokers were government-appointed. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ...


With the reforms of the national financial system and the stock market implemented in 1965/1966, the stock markets had assumed the institutional role that keep until today, changing to non-profit civil associations, with administrative, financial and patrimonial autonomy. The old individual figure of the broker of government securities was substituted by the commercial broker. 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ...


Though self-regulating, Bovespa operates under the supervision of the "Comissão de Valores Mobiliários," Commission of Movable Values (CVM) in English, analogous to the American SEC. Since the 1960s, it has constantly evolved with the help of technology. In 1972, Bovespa was the first Brazilian stock market to implement an automated system for the dissemination of information on-line and in real time, through an ample network of computer terminals. “Securities and Exchange Commission” redirects here. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... By the mid 20th century humans had achieved a mastery of technology sufficient to leave the surface of the Earth for the first time and explore space. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ...


At the end of the 1970s, Bovespa also introduced a telephone trading system in Brazil; the "Sistema Privado de Operações por Telefone" (Private System of Operations by Telephone, in English) (SPOT). At the same time, Bovespa developed a system of fungible safekeeping and online services for brokerage firms. The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, In the Western world, the focus shifted from the social activism of the sixties to social activities for ones own pleasure, save for environmentalism, which continued in a very visible way. ... The telephone is a telecommunications device which is used to transmit and receive sound (most commonly voice and speech) across distance. ...


In 1990, the negotiations through the Sistema de Negociação Eletrônica - CATS (Computer Assisted Trading System) that was simultaneously operated with the traditional system of "Pregão Viva Voz" (Live Voice Trading ). Currently, the Bovespa is a solely eletronic market. MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ...


In 1997, the new system of electronic negotiation of the Bovespa, the Mega was implemented successfully. Mega extends the potential volume of processing of information and allows that Bovespa to increase its overall volume of activities. 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


With a goal to broaden access to the markets, Bovespa introduced in 1999, "Home Broker" and "After-Market", both electronic trading systems allowing small and medium-size investors to participate in trading. "Home Broker" allows users to immediately execute sell and buy orders inside the stock exchange. "After-Market" is an evening trading service, operating after the market has closed. 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


See also

The Bovespa Index (Índice Bovespa) is an index of about 50 stocks that are traded on the São Paulo Stock Exchange (Bovespa: BOlsa de Valores dE São PAulo). ... As of January, 2005, 379 companies were listed on Bovespa. ...

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Bovespa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (616 words)
Bovespa is linked to all Brazilian stock exchanges, including Rio de Janeiro's, where government stocks are traded.
The benchmark indicator of Bovespa is the 50-stock Índice Bovespa.
During Jan/2006 Bovespa reached a record mark with 38.382 points, which is about R$2.9 billion reals, with the capital movement of 2.5 billion of reals about US$1.3 billions negotiated in the same month.
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