# ODD LOTS

## ODD LOTS

Sudwestdeutsche Landesbank reports net interest income for the first half of 1998 of DEM641 million ($354 million) just off the DEM642 million ($368 million) earned during the second half of 1997. The bank's first half trading surplus rose by 100 per cent to DEM113 million ($63 million) from DEM 57 million ($33 million) in the six months to the end of last year. Equivalent figures for the first half 1997 were not available.

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), the last of the big six