National Bank of Canada's quarterly profit rises 12.5 pct

Wed May 27, 2015 7:13am EDT
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May 27 (Reuters) - National Bank of Canada, the country's sixth-largest lender, reported a 12.5 percent rise in quarterly profit, largely helped by its financial markets business.

The company's net income attributable to shareholders rose to C$388 million ($311.7 million), or C$1.13 per share, in the second quarter ended April 30 from C$345 million, or C$1.01 per share, a year earlier. ($1 = C$1.24) (Reporting by Sneha Banerjee in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)