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ICICI Bank Q2 results: Rise in bad loans eat into biggest private lender's profit

Its total income during the September quarter also slipped to Rs 30,191 crore, as against Rs 32,435 crore in the year-ago period, ICICI Bank said in a statement.

twitter-logoPTI | October 27, 2017 | Updated 18:38 IST
ICICI Bank Q2 results: Rise in bad loans eat into biggest private lender's profit

The country's largest private sector lender ICICI Bank today reported a 30 per cent decline in consolidated net profit to Rs 2,071.38 crore for the September quarter due to increase in bad loans.

The bank's net profit in July-September quarter of the last fiscal was Rs 2,979 crore.

Its total income during the September quarter also slipped to Rs 30,191 crore, as against Rs 32,435 crore in the year-ago period, ICICI Bank said in a statement.

On standalone basis, net profit declined by 34 per cent to Rs 2,058 crore for the second quarter as compared to Rs 3,102 crore in the same period of the previous fiscal.

Its total standalone income came down to Rs 18,763 crore compared with Rs 22,759 crore on standalone basis in the same quarter of 2016-17.

However, net interest income rose by 9 per cent to Rs 5,709 crore compared to Rs 5,253 crore in the second quarter of last financial year.

ICICI Bank's gross non-performing assets (NPAs) or bad loans jumped to 7.87 per cent as against 6.12 per cent in the year-ago period.

Similarly, net NPAs rose to 4.43 per cent compared with 3.21 per cent in the previous fiscal.

During the quarter under review, the bank made provisions (other than tax) and contingencies of Rs 4,502 crore as against Rs 7,083 crore in the same quarter of the previous fiscal.

In absolute term, the gross NPA increased to Rs 44,489 crore as against Rs 32,548 crore in the same quarter of the last year.

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