Equity records 45pc rise in profit after tax

Thursday March 8 2012

Equity Bank CEO James Mwangi. Equity Bank has posted a 28 per cent growth in after tax profit for the year ending December 2014 riding on a one-off gain from the sale of its stake in Housing Finance to Britam last year. FILE PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Equity Bank CEO James Mwangi. Equity Bank Group reported an 18 per cent rise in first-half net profit on Monday to Sh10.1 billion from Sh8.6 billion helped by higher net interest income. FILE PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By GRIFFINS OMWENGA [email protected]