Kuwait Finance (KFH), the Gulf's second largest Sharia-compliant lender by market value, said on Monday first-quarter profit rose by 42.8 per cent.
The lender, Kuwait's biggest by market value, made a profit of KWD73.4 million in the first three months after KWD51.4 million in the same period last year, according to a statement on Kuwait bourse website.
There are 1,000 fils in a dinar.
In a Reuters survey last month, Global Investment House said it expected KFH to make a first-quarter profit of KWD60 million. (Reuters)
Kuwait Finance House Q1 profit up 42.8%