Brazil stocks gain 2 pct as U.S. election nears conclusion

SAO PAULO Tue Nov 6, 2012 12:30pm EST

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SAO PAULO Nov 6 (Reuters) - Brazil's benchmark Bovespa stock index tracked Wall Street higher on Tuesday, gaining 2 percent on investor optimism that the United States presidential election would yield a clear winner by the end of the day.

At 3:28 p.m. (1728 GMT), the Bovespa was up 2.02 percent to 59,386.39.

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