THE PROFIT of commercial banks in Slovakia in the first quarter of 2004 was down Sk491 million (€12.1 million) from the previous year, reaching Sk3 billion (74 million).
The state-run news agency TASR reported that the assets of the sector reached Sk999.9 billion (€24.7 billion), according to the Slovak central bank.
Standard loans reached Sk256.8 billion (€6.3 billion) and client deposits reached Sk63.7 billion (€1.6 billion).
10. May 2004 at 0:00 | From press reports