Oct 18 (Reuters) - Comerica Inc reported a 10.4 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by lower provisions for loan losses and higher interest income.
The Dallas-based bank said net income attributable to common shareholders rose to $148 million in the third quarter ended Sept. 30 from $134 million a year earlier.
Earnings per share rose to 84 cents from 74 cents.
Provisions for bad loans fell 38.5 percent to $16 million, while net interest income rose 6.6 percent to $450 million. (Reporting by Nikhil Subba in Bengaluru; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)