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Brazil's Americanas gradually resumes e-commerce ops after online break-in

By Reuters

SAOPAULO – Brazilian retailer Americanas SA said on Wednesday it is gradually resuming its e-commerce operations after suffering an online break-in during the weekend, adding that there is no evidence of its database being compromised after the incident.

Shares in the company rose 4.7% to 31.19 reais immediately after it released a securities filing on the matter. Americanas was the top gainer on Brazil’s Bovespa stock index, which was up 0.5%.