China Construction Bank Full-Year Profit Rises 11%
China Construction Bank (OTC: CICHY) reported an 11% gain in its 2013 net profit.
The bank's net profit for the year surged to 214.66 billion yuan ($35.2 billion), versus a year-ago profit of CNY193.18 billion. However, analysts were expecting a profit of CNY212.29 billion.
Its net interest income climbed 10% to CNY389.54 billion, while fee and commission income jumped 11% to CNY119.06 billion.
China Construction Bank's net interest margin shrank to 2.74 percentage points versus 2.75 percentage points.
China Construction Bank shares closed at $13.90 on Friday.
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