BEIRUT, April 29 (Reuters) - Lebanon’s Blom Bank reported a 3.5 percent year-on-year rise in first-quarter net profit, it said in a statement on Saturday.
Net profit for the three months to the end of March was $112.03 million, it said. The bank had reported a $108.23 million net profit for the same period a year ago.
It is Lebanon’s second-largest bank by market capitalisation, according to Thomson Reuters data, just behind Bank Audi.
It said assets rose to $30.15 billion at the end of March.
Customers’ deposits increased to $25.13 billion and private loans stood at $7.1 billion, the statement said. (Reporting by Lisa Barrington; Editing by Toby Chopra)