Equity Group net profit for the first three months to March rose 36 percent to Sh11.86 billion driven by strong growth in both interest and non-interest income.
The bank’s earnings rose from Sh8.72 billion recorded in a similar quarter in 2021.
Net interest income grew 31 percent to Sh26.67 billion in line with 28 percent growth in loan book to Sh623.56 billion.
Non-interest income, which is mainly derived from fees and commission, rose by 22 percent to Sh31.27 billion, giving the lender a high-income position.
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