The deposits held with Bulgarian banks rose to 72.4 billion levs ($39 billion/37 billion euro) at the end of October, the country's central bank said on Monday.
An increase by 372 million levs of households' deposits registered in October compensated for a decrease by 371 million levs in the funds attracted from credit institutions, the Bulgarian National Bank said on Monday.
The banks' liquid assets increased by 91 million levs in October, to reach 25.2 billion levs at the end of the month, the entral bak also said.
The combined net profit of Bulgarian banks increased by 49 million levs in October, to a total of 907 million levs for the first nine months of the year.
The Bulgarian banks' liquid assets ratio increased to 34.02% in October versus 33.89% in September.