Apr. 27, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China Minsheng Banking Corp Ltd<600016
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The bank's operating revenue reached RMB 25.04 billion in the quarter, reflecting an increase of RMB 7.88 billion or 45.92% year on year.
Net interest income increased by RMB 5.57 billion from the same period of last year to RMB 18.97 billion in the first three months, and net fee and commission income increased by RMB 2.19 billion to RMB 5.14 billion.
At the end of March, the lender's total assets had risen 8.44% from the end of last year to RMB 2.42 trillion, and its total liabilities had grown 8.53% to RMB 2.27 trillion.