Brazil stock market falls dragged by Wall St and banks

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s main stock index fell more than 1% on Tuesday, below 118,000 points, affected by Wall Street and the performance of banks, including Itaú Unibanco.

The Bovespa fell 1.16% to 117,823.12 points, according to preliminary data.

In the stock market, the real lost 0.26% to 5.4322 units per dollar.

(Reporting by Paula Arend Laier. Edited in Spanish by Rodrigo Charme)