(AFX UK Focus) 2009-11-25 13:42 Nigeria's Diamond Bank pretax profit drops 91.5 pct (Interactive Investor)

LAGOS, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Nigeria's Diamond Bank said on Wednesday its pretax profit had fallen 91.5 percent to 1.12 billion naira ($7.53 million) in its half year to the end of October. Diamond Bank gross earnings rose to 53.18 billion naira from 49.33 billion the previous year, the bank said in a filing to the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
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Added November 25, 2009
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