Itaú shares jump after bank posts record profit in second quarter

martes 5 de agosto de 2014 09:13 GYT

SAO PAULO Aug 5 (Reuters) - Preferred shares of Itaú Unibanco Holding SA surged 3 percent on Tuesday after Brazil's largest bank by market value posted record second-quarter profit and beat analysts' estimates.

Shares rose to an all-time high intraday of 36.76 reais. (Reporting by Guillermo Parra-Bernal; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)