Saudi Hollandi Q2 net jumps 28pc
Riyadh, July 6, 2014
Saudi Hollandi Bank posted a 28.1 per cent increase in second-quarter net profit on Sunday, boosted by higher operating income.
The kingdom's oldest bank and its seventh-largest listed lender by assets made a net profit of 480.3 million riyals ($128.1 million) in the three months to June 30, compared with 374.8 million riyals in the corresponding period of 2013, it said in a statement.
It cited higher operating income - which increased 17 per cent year-on-year to 811.2 million riyals - for the increase in net profit without elaborating.
Saudi companies issue brief earnings statements early in the reporting period before publishing more detailed results later.-Reuters