CORRECTED-BBVA books 500 mln euro capital gain from Chile sale

Fri Feb 1, 2013 3:07am EST

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(In second paragraph, corrects amount paid by Metlife to around $2 billion, from $2.365 billion.)

MADRID Feb 1 (Reuters) - Spain's second-biggest lender BBVA said on Friday it had made a capital gain of 500 million euros ($679 million) on the sale of its 64.3 percent stake in Chilean pension business to U.S. insurance firm Metlife .

BBVA said Metlife would pay around $2 billion for AFP Provida. ($1 = 0.7367 euro) (Reporting by Clare Kane; Editing by Sarah White)

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