The increase was attributed to growth in contributions from its retail banking sector (15.2 per cent), general insurance (54.8 per cent) and life assurance and family takaful (100 per cent).
Islamic banking forms an integral part of the divisional profits.
"We are pleased to report continued growth in profits on a year-on-year basis.
"We are progressively delivering on our strategic agenda for the medium term (financial years 2014-2016)," said
However, the group's wholesale banking division saw a lower contribution of 9.2 per cent to the net profit.
Its revenue rose to
For the nine months under review,
Its net profit rose 12.9 per cent to
Its gross loans grew at 4.1 per cent to
Its retail loans rose 1.5 per cent to
Non-retail loans, consisting of business and corporate loans, expanded faster than retail loans at 7.8 per cent to
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