Kuwait Finance House Q1 net profit up 14.6 pct, short of estimates

April 15, 2015 1:22 PM

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DUBAI, April 15 (Reuters) - Kuwait Finance House (KFH), the country's biggest Islamic lender, reported a 14.6 percent rise in first-quarter net profit on Wednesday, but still fell short of analysts' forecasts.

Net profit rose to 29.9 million dinars ($99.0 million) in the three months to the end of March from 26.1 million dinars in the same period a year ago, the lender said in a statement.

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