ECONOMY

NBG says non-performing loans rise to 24.6 pct of book in Q2

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Greece's largest lender, said on Wednesday non-performing loans rose to 24.6 pct of its book in the second quarter from 24.3 pct in the previous three-month period.

The group said in a trading update that non-performing loans grew by 133 million euros in the second quarter.

Net interest income fell 3.7 percent quarter-on-quarter to 750 million euros with pre-provision profit rising 18 percent to 421 million euros. [Reuters]