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Bank sector profit soars

The Slovak bank sector last year made a gross profit of Sk10 billion ($200 million), more than double the Sk4 billion recorded in 2000; the assets of the sector rose 10 per cent to Sk931 billion, and client deposits rose 11 per cent.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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