TD quarterly earnings climb on retail, capital markets

Thu Dec 3, 2015 6:58am EST
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TORONTO Dec 3 (Reuters) - Canadian lender Toronto Dominion Bank reported a higher quarterly profit on Thursday as it benefited from growth in its domestic retail and capital markets divisions.

Net income for the fourth quarter ended Oct. 31 was C$1.84 billion, or 96 Canadian cents per share, compared with C$1.75 billion, or 91 Canadian cents a share, a year earlier.

Excluding special items, earnings rose to C$1.14 per share.

Analysts on average had expected earnings of C$1.13 a share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. (Reporting by John Tilak; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn)