May 25, 2016 / 11:07 AM / a year ago

REFILE-Bank of Montreal profit dips, sets aside more loan-loss funds

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(Fixes date to May 25 from 24.)

TORONTO, May 25 (Reuters) - Bank of Montreal l, Canada's fourth-biggest bank, on Wednesday set aside more funds to cover losses on bad loans and reported a decline in second-quarter profit.

The bank said provisions for credit losses rose to C$201 million ($153 million) during the quarter to Apr.30, compared with C$161 million previously.

Net income was C$973 million, down 3 percent. ($1 = 1.3114 Canadian dollars) (Reporting by Matt Scuffham; Editing by Bernadette Baum)

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