Citigroup’s consumer banking business — fueled by credit cards — was a gem in a mixed bag of a second quarter for the New York company.

The New York company’s second-quarter profit fell 3.2% from a year earlier to $3.87 billion, or $1.28 per share. That was 7 cents better than the average estimate of analysts compiled by FactSet Research Systems.

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