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By Marcela Ayres
BRASILIA, March 23 (Reuters) – Brazil’s central financial institution on Monday stated it would lengthen loans backed by company bonds to banks between March 23 and April 30, in a transfer so as to add liquidity to the monetary system.
It additionally minimize long-term reserve necessities to 17% from 25%, releasing up 68 billion reais at present in obligatory deposits with the central financial institution to banks.
Brazilian banks will even be capable to situation particular long-term deposits with as much as 2 million reais assure by the privately held deposit insurance coverage fund FGC.
The central financial institution stated every financial institution shall be allowed to situation as much as 2 billion reais of the particular long-term bonds, often known as DPGE, restricted to an quantity equal to its shareholders’ fairness.
The central financial institution estimates the brand new DPGE will permit banks to increase as much as 200 billion reais in new loans.
These emergency measures add to raft of steps taken by the Brazilian central financial institution final week, when it allowed banks to supply companies and households in good monetary form elevated loans and higher phrases over the subsequent six months, in addition to decreasing capital necessities.
$1 = 5.0261 reais
Reporting by Marcela Ayres, writing by Carolina Mandl; Enhancing
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