Aug. 27, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China Everbright Bank Co Ltd<601818>, the banking unit of state-owned China Everbright Group, has said that its net profit attributable to shareholders jumped 40.28% YoY to RMB 12.92 billion in the first half of this year.
Basic earnings per share were RMB 0.32 during the period, according to the bank's interim report.
China Everbright Bank realized RMB 30.48 billion in operating revenue in the first six months, 32.93% more than in the same period of last year.
At the end of June, the bank's total assets had increased 20.79% from the end of last year to RMB 2.09 trillion.
The lender's capital adequacy ratio had risen 0.47 percentage points from the end of 2011 to 11.14% at the end of June, while its core capital adequacy ratio had fallen 0.06 percentage points to 8.05%.
China Everbright Bank also said that it plans to shelve its long-planned initial public offering in Hong Kong
, due to weak market conditions.