The Mumbai-based bank, which has the highest bad loans in absolute terms among private sector lenders in the country, said it set aside Rs 2,609 crore in the June quarter towards loan-loss provisioning, almost 4 per cent higher than a year earlier.Gross non-performing loans as a percentage of total loans rose to 7.99 per cent at end-June from 7.89 per cent at March-end and 5.28 per cent a year earlier.
Net non-performing loans as a percentage of total loans fell to 4.86 per cent at end-June from 4.89 per cent at March-end, but rose compared with 3.01 per cent a year earlier.
ICICI Bank's domestic loans in the quarter grew 11 per cent from a year earlier. Net interest income rose 8 per cent year-on-year, while fee income increased 10 per cent from a year earlier.
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