October 15, 2015 / 1:25 PM / 2 years ago

Nigeria's UBA says 9-month pretax profit rises 35 pct

LAGOS, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Nigeria's 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.

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.

Shares in the bank fell 2.39 percent to 4.10 naira on the local bourse at 1315 GMT ($1 = 198.95 naira) (Reporting by Oludare Mayowa, editing by David Evans)

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