SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC),, the world’s largest-listed lender by assets, reported a 10.65% rise in fourth-quarter net profit on Wednesday.
Net profit for the three months ended December rose to 96.5 billion yuan ($15.20 billion) from 87.2 billion yuan a year earlier, it said in an stock exchange filing.
Profit for the full year increased 10.3% to 348.3 billion yuan, above a Refinitiv estimate of 332.427 billion yuan drawn from 23 analysts.
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(Reporting by Zhang Yan, Engen Tham; editing by Jason Neely)