The Group is engaged in the provision of banking and related financial services.
The Group's profit attributable to shareholders for the 6 months ended 30-06-2019 amounted to HKD 13.66 billion, an increase of 8.0% compared with previous corresponding period. Basic earnings per share was HKD 6.9812. An interim dividend of HKD 1.4 per share was declared. Net interest income amounted to HKD 15.85 billion, an increase of 11.4% over the same period last year, loan impairment charges and other credit risk provisions increased by HKD 255.0 million to HKD 520.0 million. Capital adequacy ratio was 20.4%. (Announcement Date: 05 Aug 2019)
Business Review - For the six months ended June 30, 2019
Retail Banking and Wealth Management (‘RBWM’) recorded an 11% year-on-year increase in oper…