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Minnesota banking conditions mixed in first quarter


Minnesota banks reported mixed performance in the first quarter of 2012, based on data from the 366 commercial banks in the state.

As is often the case in the first quarter, the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis reported, asset quality declined and profits improved. Year-over-year loan growth remains negative, but less so. Most measures are considerably better than a year ago, the bank reported.

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