The bank, the first of Italy's retail banks to release results for the quarter, said inflows of new bad loans had fallen in its home market for the second quarter in a row.
Net profit at UniCredit's Bank Austria unit fell 29 percent in the first quarter as loan writedowns in central and eastern Europe (CEE) jumped by almost a third, emerging Europe's biggest lender said on Monday.
Metro Bank, the first new high street lender in Britain in more than a century, has seen losses reach more than £100m nearly three years since its launch.
The customers of UniCredit Bulbank can now enjoy reduced waiting times, faster transactions, and peace of mind in interacting with their bank branch
The decision follows a restructuring announced by Germany's biggest business lender in September, including job cuts and asset sales, as part of moves to meet tougher capital rules.