BM&F Bovespa SA (SAO:BVMF3)

The Economic Times  Jul 29  Comment 
Brazil's currency, the real, rose after five sessions of losses as a recovery in Chinese stocks supported appetite for emerging markets in general.
Financial Times  Oct 28  Comment 
Bovespa stock index approaches bear market threshold
Top Foreign Stocks  Sep 23  Comment 
Brail'z Bovespa is up 10.3% year-to-date while India's Sensex is up 28.5%. The S&P 500 is up by 7.90% YTD. Click to enlarge   On a 5-year basis the S&P 500(in Green) has outperformed both Brazil and India as shown in the chart below....
FX Street  Apr 7  Comment 
A few weeks ago on the “Strategie Valutarie” pages, we pointed out the "high" probability that the... For more information, read our latest forex news and reports.
Reuters  Mar 20  Comment 
After performing miserably over the past year, Brazil's Bovespa index should move higher alongside a global economic recovery, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday, while Mexican shares will likely recover as market reforms take effect.     
Mondo Visione  Mar 11  Comment 
The BOVESPA FIX and SOMA FIX platforms will be deactivated in the second quarter of 2014. Trading of corporate fixed income securities will be migrated to the BM&FBOVESPA PUMA Trading System and market data content will be distributed at UMDF PUMA...
Euromoney  Oct 31  Comment 
Bovespa is to abandon its volatility-driven index methodology. Its replacement should better represent the Brazilian market, but its relevance is being challenged by bespoke indices created by third parties, especially as ETFs grow in popularity.
Financial Times  Sep 4  Comment 
Private equity is thriving as low rates and a depreciating currency make deals cheaper, but the stock market is struggling to lure investors


BM&FBOVESPA S.A. - Securities, Commodities and Futures Exchange was created in 2008 with the integration between the [Brazilian Mercantile & Futures Exchange (BM&F) and the São Paulo Stock Exchange (Bovespa).

Together, the companies have formed one of the largest exchanges in the world in terms of market value, the second largest in the Americas, and the leading exchange in Latin America .

In today's global scenario, in which responding quickly to transformation has become a competitive asset, BM&FBOVESPA is an attractive investment option with cost efficient trading fees.

Among its broad range of trading products, the new Exchange offers equities, securities, financial assets, indices, interest rates, agricultural commodities, and foreign exchange futures and spot contracts.

BM&FBOVESPA is much more than just a marketplace. In addition to trading equities, securities and derivatives, it also undertakes the following activities: Listing companies and funds; disseminating price quotes; launching market indices; developing systems and software; implementing technological advances, and much more. All of which effectively contribute to Brazil 's economic growth.

Opportunities are great. Challenges are even greater. But BM&FBOVESPA is capable of competing with any other exchange in the world for local and international investors. It has every bit of the credibility and transparency needed to ensure market access to a full range of investors, from individuals to international funds.


CBLC renders clearing, settlement, risk management, central depository and securities lending services. It acts as a central counterparty for the transactions carried out on the equities and corporate fixed-income securities markets, making and receiving payments, and providing safekeeping for all the securities and assets traded at the Exchange.

The Derivatives, Foreign Exchange and Securities Clearinghouses offer registration, clearing, settlement and risk management services for the transactions carried out on the derivatives, interbank US Dollar and federal government securities markets, respectively, providing efficient mechanisms to cover a default by one or more participants.


Bovespa Market Supervision (BSM) is responsible for monitoring the transactions and activities performed by market participants and clearing and/or custody agents at the CBLC. It is also responsible for managing the Investor Compensation Mechanism (MRP).

BM&F Settlement Bank

The activities performed by the BM&F Settlement Bank are restricted to the transactions executed and/or registered in the BM&FBOVESPA trading environments. In 2008 the settlement services provided by the BM&F Settlement Bank amounted to BRL3.4 million.

Brazilian Commodities Exchange

Through the Brazilian Commodities Exchange, BM&FBOVESPA enables the commercialization of agricultural products and offers services for the public sector by means of its electronic auction system and for the private sector by means of its private system for the acquisition of goods and services. [1]

External Links


  1. Trader Brasil
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