NAB’s stat net profit hit $1.6b 3Q2017

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by Jessica Amir

NAB (ASX:NAB) has announced its unaudited statutory net profit hit $1.6 billion for the June 2017 quarter.

The top four bank’s revenue firmed 2 percent higher in the third quarter while its unaudited cash earnings also rose 2 percent to $1.7 billion.

NAB’s revenue increased thanks to growth in lending and an improved group net interest margin (NIM).

The bank also saw an improvement in asset quality and a drop in bad and doubtful debt charges of 12 percent to $173 million.

Shares in NAB (ASX:NAB) are trading 1.35 per cent lower to $30.07

Jessica Amir

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Jessica is a senior finance journalist and presents the Market Outlook, Market at Midday and Market Wrap. She also presents ASX company news and interviews CEOs. She joined FNN in January 2017 with six years of broadcast journalism experience. She worked as a journalist and producer with Sky News Business, ABC 1, ABC's The Business and ABC24. She also worked in regional Australia for Prime 7 and WIN News as a TV reporter. In her prior life she worked as a financial planner.