STXNEWS LATAM-Banco do Brasil sees capital adequacy ratio rise

Tue Oct 9, 2012 9:26am EDT

Banco do Brasil's capital adequacy ratio will rise by around 0.5 percentage point with the use of part of the funds obtained in an 8.1 billion real ($4 billion) loan from the federal government, the nation's largest lender said in a filing on Tuesday. The bank's solvency ratio was at 14.6 percent at the end of the second quarter. The loan was announced last month.

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