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Allahabad Bank Q2 net rises 8% to Rs 70 crore despite rise in NPAs

Net NPAs rose to 8.84 per cent of net loans, from 8.59 per cent

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Allahabad Bank gains most from revaluation of realty assets among eastern banks

State-owned today posted a 7.9 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 70.20 crore for the September quarter despite rise in non-performing assets (NPAs).

The Kolkata-headquartered had registered a net profit of Rs 65.03 crore in the July-September quarter of the previous financial year.

Total remained flat at Rs 5,067.78 crore during the quarter as against Rs 5,051.61 crore in the same period a year ago, the said in a statement.

During the quarter, gross rose to 14.10 per cent of gross advances, up from 12.28 per cent a year earlier.

Similarly, net rose to 8.84 per cent of net loans, from 8.59 per cent.

As a result, provisions for doubled to Rs 1,469.52 crore from Rs 692.08 crore a year ago.

Capital adequacy ratio of the bank improved to 54.33 per cent in the quarter from 47.60 per cent in the same quarter a year ago, it said.

First Published: Sat, November 11 2017. 01:25 IST