WASHINGTON — The Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta is planning to build its capital position by requiring more capital from some of its members and making it harder to redeem certain stock.

The bank said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Friday that it is raising the cap on stock members are required to hold, to $26 million, from $25 million. The ultimate impact of the move is unclear, since it will mostly affect members whose assets have grown over the past year, which should be a small club considering that most banks have focused on trimming their balance sheets.

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