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VUB releases preliminary profits

PRELIMINARY figures show that housing construction savings bank VÚB Wustenrot closed last year with a profit of Sk33.3 million. The savings bank's balance-sheet total was Sk10.87 billion. The volume of loans provided to clients totalled Sk6.74 billion.

Classified loans reached Sk162.9 million, making up 2.4 per cent of total loans. VÚB Wustenrot held Sk1.08 billion in investment securities and Sk1.47 billion in commercial banks.

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