Banco do Brasil Capital Ratio Said to Rise Even After Oi Losses

  • Gauge said to jump from first-quarter level of 8.26%
  • Oi provisions said to equal 30% of outstanding loans

Banco do Brasil SA, Latin America’s largest bank by assets, will report an increase in its core capital ratio for the second quarter even after it boosts provisions for Oi SA, the Brazilian phone carrier that filed for bankruptcy protection this week, according to a person close to the bank.

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