Warren Buffett makes an $800M investment in the US bank

The billionaire investor and Berkshire Hathaway chief executive has boosted his stake in the banking giant

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Warren Buffett makes an $800M investment in the US bank. Source: youtube.com

According to LearnBonds, Warren Buffett has invested $813 million into Bank of America stock. The investment boosts his total holding in the lender by 3.6% to nearly 982 million shares or 11.3% of the business.

Berkshire’s increased stake is worth around $23.9 billion, based on Bank of America’s stock price of $24.18 as of July 23.

At the start of 2020, Berkshire’s stake would have been worth about $35 billion, however, the bank’s shares have dropped 32%.

The report states that Bank of America is Berkshire’s biggest bank holding and the group’s second-biggest stock in its portfolio after Apple.

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