Oct 18 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