UBA’s 9-month PreTax Profit Rises 35%

United Bank for Africa (UBA) said on Thursday its nine-month pretax profit rose to 57.36 billion naira ($288.31 million) in the year to Sept. 30, compared with 42.54 billion naira posted same period last year, Reuters reports.

Gross earnings at the top-tier lender rose to 247.20 billion naira compared with 210.71 billion naira the previous year, the bank said in a filing with the Nigerian Stock Exchange.