SYDNEY Aug 28 Financial services group
Perpetual Ltd on Thursday posted a 34 percent rise in
annual net profit led by growth across all its divisions and
Net profit for the year to June 30 came in at A$81.6 million
($76.17 million) compared with A$61 million a year ago.
Underlying net profit, without one-off and significant items,
rose 37 percent to A$104.1 million.
Perpetual, which has funds under management of A$30 billion,
on Thursday said it has launched a new equities fund to meet
increasing demand from clients for global shares.
($1 = 1.0714 Australian dollar)
(Reporting by Swati Pandey; Editing by Stephen Coates)