PARIS, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Credit Agricole, France’s second-largest bank in terms of market capitalization, said on Friday that a weak performance at its corporate and investment unit had weighed on its profits during the second quarter.
Credit Agricole’s overall net profit fell 15% to 1.22 billion euros ($1.34 billion) out of revenues down 0.4% to 5.15 billion euros.
UBS analysts had expected a net profit of 1.23 billion.
Credit Agricole’s corporate and investment banking unit’s net profit fell 22% to 460 million euros.
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