Brazil's Eletrobras approves 1 bln real capital injection by government

jueves 7 de abril de 2016 06:39 GYT

BRASILIA, April 7 (Reuters) - Brazil's state-run electricity holding Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, commonly known as Eletrobras, said on Thursday its board had approved a 1-billion-real capital injection ($275 million) to be made by the government.

Eletrobras said in a statement the injection would help fund capital spending plans for this year.

($1 = 3.6393 Brazilian reais) (Reporting by Silvio Cascione; Editing by Mark Potter)