Brazilian stocks among today's big winners

|By:, SA News Editor

Petrobras (PBR +7.6%) leads Brazilian stocks higher as support for Pres. Rousseff continues to shrink according to a new opinion poll.

Brazil's real rose for a third straight day in the longest stretch of increases in almost a month, as speculation grows that Rousseff will face a runoff after the October election.

Other big Brazilian gainers: EDN +7.6%, EBR +6.6%, BBD +4.9%, ITUB +4.2%, CIG +3.6%, VALE +2.7%, BSBR +2%, ELP +1.4%.