Nigeria's Access Bank says H1 profit falls 14 pct

LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria's Access Bank said on Wednesday its half-year pretax profit fell to 26.1 billion naira, down 14 percent from the same period a year ago. Gross earnings also declined 5 percent to 104.1 billion naira during the six months to June 30, the top tier bank said in a filing through the Nigeria Stock Exchange. The lender proposed an interim dividend of 0.25 naira per share.
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Added August 21, 2013
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