Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Commercial Bank of Dubai PSC, the lender 20 percent-owned by Dubai’s government, reported a 1.5 percent decline in third-quarter profit.
Net income fell to 253.8 million dirhams ($69 million) from 257.7 million dirhams a year earlier, according to Bloomberg calculations based on nine-month results provided by the bank today.
Nine-month profit rose 1 percent to 777 million dirhams, Commercial Bank of Dubai said. The lender set aside 227 million dirhams for the period to cover losses from bad loans, it said.
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