Brazil stocks gain 2 pct on China, U.S. data
SAO PAULO Nov 1 (Reuters) - Brazil's benchmark Bovespa stock index gained 2 percent on Thursday, as positive data in the United States and China boosted investor confidence in a recovery of the world's largest economies.
Among stocks rising in Sao Paulo were shares of mining firm Vale and Itaú Unibanco, Brazil's largest non-government bank.
At 4:51 p.m. (1851 GMT), the Bovespa was up 2.05 percent to 58,238.18.
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