Industry Update

July 2006
MarketWatch: Financial Services;Jul2006, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p3
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The article reports on developments related to the banking industry worldwide. French bank Credit Agricole SA has posted a very impressive increase in net income for the first quarter of 2006. Dutch/Belgian firm Fortis AG has posted a rise in net profits before divestments for the first quarter. Zurich Financial Services AG recorded an increase in its net income after the effect of a charge for U.S. regulatory settlement costs.


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