Indian state-run Bank of Baroda Ltd reported a 52 percent plunge in first-quarter net profit on Friday.
The fifth-largest bank in the country by assets reported a net profit of 2.03 billion rupees ($31.65 million), for the three-month period ended June 30, compared with 4.24 billion rupees a year ago. (http://bit.ly/2vtmE9a)
Gross bad loans as a percentage of total loans rose to 11.40 percent by end of June, from 10.46 percent at the end of March, and 11.15 percent at June-end last year.
($1 = 64.1475 Indian rupees)
(Reporting by Krishna V Kurup in Bengaluru; Editing by Sherry Jacob-Phillips)