IDFC Bank's net profit down 58% to Rs 181 crore in Q1; gross non-performing assets fall to 3.24%

New Delhi: Private lender IDFC Bank on Monday reported more than 58 percent plunge in net profit to Rs 181.55 crore for the first quarter of 2018-19 fiscal compared to Rs 437.59 crore in the same quarter of last year.

IDFC Bank's total income dropped to Rs 2,519.87 crore in the April-June quarter of 2018-19 from Rs 2,793.98 crore in the year-ago period.

Representational image. News18 Hindi

Representational image. News18 Hindi

Interest income rose by 8.2 percent to Rs 2,321.15 crore during the June quarter, but income from other sources was down by 69 percent to Rs 198.72 crore.

The lender improved on its bad assets with gross non-performing assets falling to 3.24 percent of gross advances by end-June 2018 from 4.13 per cent by end-June 2017.

Net NPAs were also down to 1.63 percent from 1.70 percent.

In absolute value, gross NPAs stood at Rs 1,774.47 crore from Rs 2,004.06 crore. Net NPAs were worth Rs 881.08 crore against Rs 803.72 crore in June 2017.

The bank set aside Rs 34 crore as provisioning and contingencies for the first quarter of 2018-19 against a deferred provision of (-)Rs 14.60 crore in April-June period of 2017-18.

Shares of the bank closed 4.96 percent higher at Rs 41.25 on BSE.

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Updated Date: Jul 30, 2018 18:55:50 IST

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