By Helena Smolak

Credit Agricole shares fell in early trading Thursday after it said net profit fell in the fourth quarter.

At 0816 GMT shares were down 4.3% at EUR12.45.

The French lender said its quarterly net profit was 1.33 billion euros ($1.43 billion) compared with EUR1.56 billion a year before.

Revenue for the quarter rose to EUR6.04 billion from EUR5.97 billion but missed consensus compiled by FactSet of EUR6.16 billion.

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02-08-24 0347ET