Brazil's Usiminas says has raised 1 bln reais in capital plan

lunes 27 de junio de 2016 14:40 GYT

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 27 (Reuters) - Brazil's Usiminas said on Monday that after the second round of a capital injection plan the firm has raised 999.98 million reais ($243 million), a key step in helping the steelmaker refinance debt and fight its worst crisis in decades.

($1 = 3.399 reais) (Reporting by Stephen Eisenhammer; Editing by Chris Reese)