May 23 (Reuters) - TD Bank Group reported a 6.7% rise in adjusted second-quarter profit on Thursday, as Canada’s second-biggest lender by market value benefited from strong performance in its retail business.
Net income, excluding special items, rose to C$3.27 billion ($2.43 billion), or C$1.75 per share, in the three months ended April 30, from C$3.06 billion, or C$1.62 per share, a year earlier. [reut.rs/2whvJDj ]
Analysts on average expected earnings per share of C$1.67, according to IBES data from Refinitiv. It was not immediately clear if the numbers were comparable. ($1 = 1.3471 Canadian dollars) (Reporting by Bharath Manjesh in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)