B3 gained 400,000 new investors

The Brazilian stock market has gained 400,000 new investors in the past two months, said B3 CEO Gilson Finkelsztain. “This was unthinkable a few years ago, to increase the flow of investors to the stock exchange in a time of crisis”, pointed out the executive. The base of the Brazilian stock exchange now has 2.3 million accounts, said Finkelsztain.

Source: Valor Investe

With pandemic, Brazilian industrial production falls 9.1%

Brazilian industrial production fell 9.1% in March, in comparison with February, as announced on Tuesday (5) by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), showing a strong impact of the coronavirus pandemic and isolation measures sector and economic activity. This is the worst result for March in the historical series of the survey, which started in 2002.

Source: G1 Economia