Societe Generale Second-quarter Net Profit Up 8.1 Percent

Societe Generale second-quarter net profit up 8.1 percent

PARIS, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 3rd Augst,2016) - French bank Societe Generale said Wednesday its second-quarter earnings rose 8.1 percent from a year earlier, bolstered by the sale of its shares in visa Europe. The bank reported a 1.5 billion euro ($1.7 billion) net profit for the period, higher than the 1.4 billion Euros predicted by economists in a survey by FactSet.