May 22 (.) – The Brazilian Stock Exchange closed the week with a sharp rise, as did the real, amid volatility in the markets due to the coronavirus pandemic and the country’s turbulent political scenario.

* The Bovespa closed with a preliminary drop of 1% 82,193 points, but ended the week with a 6% advance, the first after two weeks of losses.

* In the exchange market, meanwhile, the real rose 0.15% to 5.5739 units per dollar, to close the week with an advance of 4.54% against the greenback.

(Edited in Spanish by Javier Leira)