ATHENS, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Alpha Bank, Greece’s fourth-largest lender by assets, posted a narrower loss for the first nine months of the year on Thursday, helped by lower expenses higher interest income.
Alpha Bank reported a net loss of 102 million euros compared to a loss of 711.2 million euros in same period last year. Loan-loss provisions rose 26 percent to 1.47 billion euros from 1.17 billion euros in same period last year.
The bank said its non-performing loans ratio stood at 32.9 percent, stabilising at lower levels compared to last year. (Reporting by Lefteris Papadimas, editing by Deepa Babington)