PNC Financial 2nd-qtr profit rises 12.1 pct

July 14 (Reuters) - Regional bank PNC Financial Services Group Inc reported a 12.1 percent rise in quarterly profit helped by higher interest income.

Net income attributable to diluted common shares rose to $1.03 billion in the second quarter ended June 30, from $914 million a year earlier.

Earnings per share rose to $2.10 from $1.82. (Reporting by Diptendu Lahiri in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)