BUZZ-U.S.-listed Brazilian stocks slip

lunes 22 de septiembre de 2014 11:32 GYT
 

** State-owned Brazilian oil producer Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA's U.S.-listed shares down 5 pct at $15.89, while miner Vale SA down 4.2 pct at $11.50, tracking decline in their home market

** Petroleo Brasileiro SA's shares fall in Sao Paulo amid a general sell-off two weeks ahead of the presidential election

** Brazil's benchmark Bovespa stock index was down 2.17 pct

** An electoral poll showed President Dilma Rousseff gaining on challenger Marina Silva ahead of next month's presidential election

** Investors have been critical of Rousseff for enacting policies they see as detrimental to the private sector and state-run companies