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BANKING AND FINANCE NOTES

Devín banka plans more branch offices

Devín banka a.s. posted a 1997 after tax profit of 114.2 million Sk ($3.2 million), which is an increase of 147% over 1996. Profit for the first half of 1998 at Devín banka was 55.4 million Sk. The bank has 17 branch offices around Slovakia, and plans to open eight more in 1998.

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