News: Piraeus Bank SA (BOPr.AT)
* New bad loans slow for seventh straight quarter (Adds deputy CEO comment, details)
ATHENS, Nov 25 - Greece's second-largest lender by assets, Piraeus Bank, on Tuesday reported a loss in the third quarter after booking over 2 billion euros in charges for bad loanst.
BRIEF-PIRAEUS BANK TO REPURCHASE PREFERRED SHARES OF 0.75 BLN EUROS, TO CANCEL THEM AND DECREASE SHARE CAPITAL
* Approved on Thursday the repurchase of its preferred shares from the Greek State
* Shows 659.99 million euro capital shortfall in ECB tests at end-2013, wiped out by planned restructuring Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting by Athens newsroom)
LONDON, Oct 26 - A health check of banks across the European Union showed that 24 lenders, all from the euro zone, were too weak to withstand a three-year recession in a test aimed at drawing a line under the single currency's area's protracted debt crisis.
BRIEF-Trastor Real Estate says Regulator prohibits Piraeus Bank of exercising voting rights, postpones offering
Oct 10 - Trastor Real Estate Investment Company Sa
* Piraeus Q2 profit at 164 mln eur vs forecast for loss of 133 mln eur
ATHENS, Aug 29 - Greece's second-largest lender by assets Piraeus Bank reported a profit in the second quarter as lower funding costs boosted its net interest income.
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