Interest income fell 4 percent to 2.5 billion rupees in the September quarter due to lower interest from bonds while interest expenses rose 2 percent to 1.42 billion rupees trimming net interest 10 percent to 1.09 billion rupees.
Group performing loans rose 28 percent to 57.0 billion rupees from December 2010 to September 2011. Non-performing loans fell 5 percent to 2.88 billion rupees.
The bank provided 68.8 million rupees for loan losses.Fee income fell 15 percent to 611 million rupees. But the bank's valued added tax bill fell 25 percent to 126 million rupees and income taxes fell 29 percent to 228 million rupees on lower tax rates, to help net profits.
NTB's gross assets rose 16 percent to 97.0 billion rupees in the nine months. Net assets rose 21 percent to 8.24 billion rupees.