Economy Minister Hernán Lorenzino defended the new bill calling for larger government intervention in the capital market by assuring that “nowhere in the world markets control and sanction themselves.”
Lawmakers in the Lower House preliminary approved a bill which seeks to modify the regulatory scheme of the stock market, and will be debated in the Upper House next week.
Global equity markets surged and the dollar rose against the yen after stronger-than-expected US jobs data gave investors confidence the economy is strong enough to withstand an expected reduction in Federal Reserve stimulus.
A major index of world equities ended little changed on a light day of trading, while US crude oil rebounded from recent declines. The US stock market slipped at the end of a thinly traded, abbreviated session following Thursday's Thanksgiving holiday.
The Dow and the S&P 500 fell for a third straight day, dropping from record levels in a broad decline as investors took profits amid signs of a weak holiday shopping season.
European shares extended losses early as investors continued to trim positions in light of stronger economic data that heightens worries over the potential for an early winding down of stimulus.
World share markets remained pressured and the dollar slipped today as oil prices climbed amid doubts over the real impact of the Iran nuclear deal and renewed political tensions in the East China Sea.
Agreement on a German coalition government pushed the euro to a four-year high against the yen and buoyed stocks around the world, already well bid on central bank liquidity.
European stocks gained ground today in light trade, with Italian shares outperforming after the country's Senate expelled former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, fuelling hopes of stability for the current government.
The Dow and the S&P 500 ended at record highs today as strong results from Macy's lifted consumer discretionary shares and investors bought stocks in anticipation of remarks by Janet Yellen, who is likely to become the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve.
European shares rose back towards five-year highs buoyed by media group Vivendi and prospects of a further dose of accommodative central bank policies that were tipped to keep the equity rally on track.
World stock markets dipped today as investors sought new catalysts to extend a rally amid signs of tepid economic growth, while crude oil sank ahead of a possible easing of sanctions against Iran.
Global stock markets rose today and the Dow industrials marked a record closing high as investors seized on signs that the Federal Reserve may keep rates low for longer than expected.
Frenzied buying in Twitter shares grabbed Wall Street's attention, as the social media stock surged well above expectations, while major indexes fell, with the S&P 500 suffering its worst daily decline since August.
The Dow and the S&P 500 declined after rising bond yields increased debate over how soon the Federal Reserve would start trimming its stimulus programme.
US stocks rose modestly today, with the market's upward momentum continuing as the S&P 500 hit another record high and drug company Pfizer rallied on its results.
US stocks fell in volatile trading today after the Federal Reserve said it would keep its stimulus program intact for the time being, as expected, though it also nodded to a weaker economic growth outlook.
The Dow and the S&P 500 ended lower today following two sessions of gains as investors weighed the implications of strong economic data for the path of monetary policy over the next several months.
The dollar gained and global equity markets traded at five-year highs lifted by a healthy outlook for stocks as markets awaited a backlog of US economic data that could yield clues on when the Federal Reserve begins to pare its stimulus program.
US stocks fell as shares of heavy-equipment maker Caterpillar and semiconductor companies tumbled after they reported earnings, ending the S&P 500's four-session streak of record high finishes.
US stocks resumed their move up as economic data underscored views US monetary stimulus will be in place for the foreseeable future and earnings offered some upbeat news.
US stocks closed more than 1 percent higher after Senate leaders said they had a deal to reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling, avoiding the threat of a debt default.
The S&P 500 closed at a record high as investors regained confidence in the market following a last-minute deal to avoid a US default, but weak earnings from IBM (IBM.N) and Goldman Sachs (GS.N) pulled the Dow industrials slightly lower.
The S&P 500 closed at a record high for the second consecutive day as positive earnings from Google (GOOG.O), Morgan Stanley (MS.N) and others lifted investor sentiment.
US stocks edged up today, with the S&P 500 bouncing back after its largest drop since August, on expectations Janet Yellen will be tapped to head the US Federal Reserve.
US stocks closed up today, with each of the major indexes climbing more than 2 percent, as investors were encouraged by signs of progress in fiscal negotiations in Washington.
US short-term bill rates rose and stocks slid on Wall street as US Senate fiscal negotiations were suspended, making prospects for an agreement to end the US government's budget and debt impasse less promising.
US stocks dropped today as investors worried that a budget stalemate in Congress would become entangled with much more critical legislation to raise the federal borrowing limit.
Major stock markets rose but posted a second week of losses while the dollar hovered near an eight-month low on fears the budget standoff in Washington will drag on until politicians reach a deal to raise the US debt ceiling.
US stocks slid on Tuesday as traders cashed in gains in some of the year's best performers amid little progress to end a political crisis in Washington that could affect the US fiscal standing and economic recovery.
European equities edged higher buoyed by gains at fashion group H&M, although fresh political uncertainty in Italy hit Milan's stock market.
US stocks kicked off a new month and a new quarter with gains as investors, for now, appeared confident that the first partial government shutdown in nearly two decades would be short-lived.
US stocks rallied to record highs after the Federal Reserve surprised investors and decided against trimming its bond-buying stimulus program, which has fueled Wall Street's rally of more than 20 percent this year.
Stocks on Wall Street struggled on Tuesday, with benchmark indexes swinging between losses and muted gains to finally turn lower, amid a lack of clarity on US fiscal and monetary policies, while major currencies held in tight ranges.
US stocks fell and the S&P 500 put in a fifth day of losses, its worst losing streak since the end of 2012, on jitters funding for the federal government would run out and after a drop in shares of the world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores.
US stocks edged higher today, lifting the S&P 500 for its seventh straight day of gains, as concern over a possible US-led strike on Syria ebbed and investors bet the Federal Reserve would trim its stimulus measures only slightly.
US stocks edged lower today after a seven-session winning streak on the S&P 500 and a jobless claims report which provided few clues into the Federal Reserve's upcoming decisions about stimulus policy.
US stocks edged up at the open today ahead of the start of a highly anticipated Federal Reserve two-day meeting, while inflation data supported the case for the Fed to start to reduce its stimulus measures.
US stocks edged higher today, putting equities on track for a third straight day of gains as a flurry of economic data pointed to improving economic conditions.
US stocks closed little changed in choppy trade after labor market data removed some uncertainty about Federal Reserve policy, but concerns remained about possible military action by the West against Syria.
US stocks climbed for a sixth straight session as the dollar and global equities rallied on more upbeat economic data from China, while prices of safe-haven debt and oil slipped on the chance of a diplomatic alternative to a potential Western military strike against Syria.
Stocks fell and US Treasury prices gained after Secretary of State John Kerry made a forceful case for the United States to punish Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as he released evidence the Syrian government used chemical weapons to attack civilians.
US stocks rose today after President Barack Obama opted to seek congressional authorization for military action against Syria, a move that was likely to delay any strike for at least several days.
US stocks ended higher for a second day on strong auto sales and as a possible military action in Syria was seen as limited.
US stocks dropped on rising geopolitical tensions over the possibility of a military strike against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces for a chemical weapons attack against civilians.
Concerns about a possible US-led military strike on Syria sent oil prices higher on Wednesday and triggered a safe-haven run to gold and the dollar. Wall Street meanwhile recovered after a difficult day's trading on Tuesday to close with some modest gains.
US stocks closed modestly higher as the economy showed signs of improvement, but uncertainty over possible military action against Syria continued to pressure markets.
Global equity markets gained today after business surveys from around the world reflected a global economy in expansion, helping cement expectations the Federal Reserve will trim its bond-buying stimulus program in September.
Stocks rose in light trading, led by a jump in Microsoft shares, as trading took place without interruption a day after the Nasdaq stock exchange suffered an unprecedented, three-hour trading halt.
US stocks opened the week's trading with a drop, after data showed a steep fall in orders for long-lasting manufactured goods last month.
US stock index futures pointed to a lower open today, putting major indexes on track for their worst week since June, as investors found few reasons to buy with equity prices near record levels.
US bond yields retreated from two-year highs on revived safe-haven bids as prices on most world stock exchanges fell to the lowest level in over a month on concerns that less US monetary stimulus will hamper global growth.
Global equity markets and bond prices slid while the dollar strengthened after minutes from the latest Federal Reserve policy-setting meeting did not alter expectations the Fed would eventually begin to trim its bond-buying program.
Wall Street drifted lower as investors found few reasons to buy stocks, but European shares and the euro were supported by data that showed a surge in factory output in Britain and Germany.
US stocks lost ground for a third consecutive session on growing uncertainty over when the Federal Reserve may start to wind down its stimulus, which has been a driving force behind the rally in equities this year.
US stocks rose, rebounding after three days of declines, led by gains in the technology sector.
Stock markets around the world retreated as some disappointing corporate results pushed investors to take profits after a string of gains that took major US indexes to record levels.
US stocks extended gains in volatile trading today after the Federal Reserve gave no hint that a reduction in the pace of its bond-buying program is imminent.
The Dow and S&P 500 ended at record highs on Thursday, with the S&P 500 rising above 1,700 after strong data on service-sector growth and as central banks said they would keep monetary stimulus in place.
The dollar eased and US stocks fell on Tuesday, snapping an eight-day advance by the benchmark S&P 500 index, as investors took a cautious stance ahead of the Federal Reserve chief's testimony to a US congressional panel on Wednesday.
U.S. stocks ended modestly higher on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the timeline for winding down the U.S. central bank's stimulus program was not set in stone.
The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at record highs on Thursday after Morgan Stanley and others reported better-than-expected earnings and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments further reassured markets.
The Dow slipped and the S&P 500 edged up less than a point on Wednesday, interrupting a four-day rally, with investors trying to gauge when the Federal Reserve may scale back on its economic stimulus.
The S&P 500 and Dow industrials closed at record highs, a day after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke reasserted that monetary policy will remain accommodative for some time.
US stocks advanced, supported by banks' strong earnings, but Boeing limited the Dow's gain after an airplane fire in London.
Stocks rose in early trading as US June payrolls data came in much stronger than expected, though investors questioned what the report meant for the timing of the Federal Reserve's stimulus program.
The dollar rose broadly and Treasury debt yields jumped, while Wall Street pared initial gains in volatile trading and a gauge of world stocks fell after strong job market data showed the world's largest economy on a solid footing.
US stocks advanced heading into the start of earnings season, building on gains sparked by last week's robust employment report and pushing the S&P 500 closer to its all-time high set in May.
US stocks edged lower, erasing earlier gains as the S&P 500 met resistance around its 50-day moving average, a level the index has not been able to close above for the past two weeks.
European bond and stock markets rose as investors put concerns about political turmoil in Portugal to one side ahead of central bank meetings in Frankfurt and London, and Friday's US jobs report.
European shares consolidated with uncertainty ahead of key US jobs data making investors reluctant to extend the previous day's rally that was spurred by pledges of continued stimulus from the European Central Bank and Bank of England.
US stocks turned lower as the initial bounce from a two-day selloff faded and banking stocks fell, while a sharp drop in Oracle shares dragged down the Nasdaq.
US stocks rallied for a second day, recouping some recent losses on reduced concern that the Federal Reserve will begin to withdraw its stimulus in the near future.
US stocks climbed for a third straight day after comments from several Federal Reserve officials soothed concerns that the central bank would begin to reduce its stimulus efforts in the near future.
Global equity markets, bond prices and commodities fell sharply, a day after the Federal Reserve said the US economy was growing strongly enough for it to begin slowing its unprecedented stimulus.
Stocks fell at the open, adding to a more than 1% drop a day earlier after remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke who outlined the start of a wind-down of stimuli that has been instrumental to the market's rally.
US equities stabilized in choppy trading, while Treasury yields were on track for their biggest weekly jump in a decade as investors reassessed their positions in the wake of the Federal Reserve's plans to withdraw its economic stimulus.
US stocks fell to close their third negative week in four as concern lingered over whether the world's central banks will soon begin to rein in stimulus programmes.
US stocks fell more than 1 percent on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank would start to reduce its stimulus measures later this year if the economy is strong enough.
US stocks slid in a volatile session after Japan's central bank disappointed equity markets by holding its monetary policy steady.
US stocks fell with the Dow sliding more than 100 points on another volatile day as traders extended a selloff driven by concern about central banks winding down their stimulus measures.
US stocks rallied after three days of losses as stronger-than-expected economic data helped reassure investors concerned about the expected winding down of the Federal Reserve's economic stimulus.
US stocks dropped 1 percent, extending a recent selloff, as investors grappled with concerns that the Federal Reserve may begin to scale back its bond-buying stimulus while the economy is still sluggish.
US stocks rose with the Dow swinging nearly 200 points from its session low to high and the S&P 500 recovering after hitting a key technical level in volatile trading a day before the release of the US jobs report.
The dollar rose and global equity markets rallied on Friday after US jobs data for May quashed investors' concerns that the Federal Reserve would soon start easing back on its stimulus programme.
US stocks extended gains, with the Nasdaq briefly gaining 1 percent and the S&P near session highs as weaker-than-expected economic data kept afloat the belief stimulus measures by central banks will likely continue.
US stocks sold off and government bond yields rose on Friday after improved factory activity in the US Midwest and rising consumer sentiment increased anxiety about the Federal Reserve's next move.
US stocks ended lower resuming their recent decline as investors sold growth-oriented sectors on speculation the Federal Reserve may slow the pace of its economic stimulus.
Global equity markets slipped over worries the US Federal Reserve may curb a stimulus program that has lifted stocks, while the dollar recovered against the euro after better-than-expected US durable goods data for April.
US stocks opened higher today as supportive comments from central banks around the world reassured investors that monetary policies designed to support the global economy would remain in place.
Global shares retreated today, as investors continued to question the longevity of the Federal Reserve's stimulus program.
US stocks edged up today, with the Dow and S&P 500 hitting new all-time highs as the market's recent upward momentum persisted, but a steep decline in Apple kept gains in check. European shares scaled new five-year highs.
US stocks fell with the S&P 500 posting its biggest decline in three weeks, after minutes from the latest US Federal Reserve meeting showed some officials were open to tapering large-scale asset purchases as early as at the June meeting.
US stocks slipped but finished sharply off their session lows as a rally in Hewlett-Packard's shares offset worries about weak Chinese manufacturing data and the prospects of the Federal Reserve reducing its monetary stimulus.
US stocks fell sharply as the latest economic data continued a trend of indicators pointing to anemic growth, while bellwether companies disappointed on revenue.
US stocks edged higher but investors found little reason to push shares decisively higher after the S&P 500 hit another record close. European shares rose 0.4 percent on positive expectations that central banks would continue to stimulate the economy.
US stocks rose and closed a rally today, with the Dow and the S&P 500 hitting new records as investors bet that the market's upward momentum would keep going.
US stocks climbed in a broad rally, recovering from sharp declines sparked by a "bogus" Associated Press tweet about explosions at the White House.
Global equity markets rose, drawing support from strong corporate earnings and speculation the European Central Bank will cut interest rates after the release of weak economic data out of Germany for a second straight day.
US stocks rose moderately, with the S&P 500 ending at another all-time closing high on a jump in Apple and encouraging economic data.
US stocks jumped more than 1 percent, a day after their worst decline since November, as gold prices rebounded and earnings from Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson improved the outlook for first-quarter results.
US stocks fell in a broad market selloff, led by a sharp drop in Apple shares on worries about slowing demand for its products and weaker-than-expected results from Bank of America that battered the financial sector.
US stocks fell and the S&P 500 closed below a key technical level after disappointing forecasts from eBay and other companies, casting doubt on the market's recent strength.
Wall Street snapped its three-day losing streak thanks to a rebound in commodity prices and Dell's strong earnings, but investors say stocks still face headwinds.
Major stock markets rose, with the US S&P 500 index nearing its all-time intraday high, while the dollar rallied from a one-month low against the yen on bets the Bank of Japan will announce further monetary easing steps this week.
US stocks and European shares closed lower today, after weak US retail data and worries about Cyprus's bailout plan.
Fears about the economy and unrest in Saudi Arabia darkened the outlook for equities, pushing major indexes below key technical levels.
US stocks fell as the corporate outlook was clouded ahead of earnings and uncertainty continued to creep from abroad, while volume hit its lowest level of the year.
US stocks dropped on worries falling oil prices could set off a reversal in the high-flying energy sector, while Alcoa's leaner-than-expected revenue disappointed. European stocks suffered their biggest one-day fall in a month.
US stocks eked out gains despite another rise in oil prices as investors bet the latest data signaled the economy could absorb expected higher energy costs. Meanwhile, European shares fell further after deepening conflict in Libya.
Investors betting on a big gain in US payrolls pushed Wall Street to its best one-day rally in three months, but weak volume lingers as a concern for those hoping for another leg higher.
Wall Street erased most of its weekly gains as fears of more geopolitical turmoil and higher oil prices threaten to stifle rallies in coming weeks.
Late arrivals to the speediest rally in stocks since the Great Depression pushed stocks higher for a third week, despite growing signals of an overheating market.
US stocks dropped for a second straight session as Libya's violence sent oil prices up briefly to $100 a barrel and tech shares sank, adding credence to calls for a market correction.
US stocks rose, bouncing back from a three-day sell-off as oil prices stabilized, but unease over the Libyan rebellion could be enough to keep buying in check.
Exchange operator Nasdaq OMX Group Inc found "suspicious files" on its US computer servers and determined one of its Internet-based client applications was "potentially affected" by hackers, the Nasdaq Stock Market's parent company said.
The S&P 500 rose to twice its value from just two years ago, a bounce whose vigor has not been seen since the Great Depression.
US stocks opened down as indexes hovered at multi-year highs after both inflation and weekly claims for jobless benefits came in higher than expected.
The panel of leading stocks index rose by 0.8 percent to 3.348,83 points. The main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance increased by 0.3 percent to 67,795.51 points.
The main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance dropped 0.4 percent to 67,532.97 points.