Net income in the first half of the year was KD145.2m ($500.7m), NBK said in a statement.
National Bank of Kuwait (NBK), the country's largest bank by assets, posted a 10 percent rise in second-quarter net profit on Tuesday.
Reuters calculated second-quarter net profit of 68.9 million dinars ($237.5 million) based on previous financial data, which showed NBK posting a net profit of 76.3 million dinars in the first quarter.
Net income in the first half of the year was 145.2 million dinars, NBK said in a statement.
Analysts at EFG-Hermes had expected NBK to post a net profit of 78 million dinars in the second quarter, according to a Reuters survey. (Reuters)For all the latest Kuwait news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.