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SLSP's H1 profit at Sk1.4 billion

THE MID-year profit of Slovakia's largest bank, Slovenská sporiteľňa (SLSP), reached Sk1.4 billion (€35 million) according to Slovak accounting standards, up from Sk975.6 million (€24.4 million) during the same period of last year

SLSP spokeswoman Eva Guttlerová told the SITA news agency that client deposits at SLSP amounted to Sk175.8 billion (€4.4 billion) and client loans Sk53.3 billion (€1.3 billion).

Erste Bank controls around 80 percent of SLSP shares, while the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development owns the rest.

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