Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago has so far recorded an income after taxation of over half a billion dollars for the financial year 2019, the company’s unaudited financial results have stated.
“Year to date income after taxation was $524 million, an increase of $40 million or eight per cent over the same period last year.
Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Ltd (Scotiabank) has reported income after taxation of $184 million for the quarter ended 31 January 2019, an increase of $39 million or 27% over the comparative period last year.
A statement by Scotiabank says that the increase over the prior year was driven by growth in the retail and commercial loan portfolios together with a tax credit and lower impairment losses on financial assets. Scotiabank continues to highlight its financial strength with Return on Equity at 18.47% and Return on Assets at 3.06%.
Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Ltd (Scotiabank) today reported income after taxation of $644 million for year ended 31 October 2018, a decrease of $13 million or 2% over the comparative period last year.
Scotiabank says this reduction in profitability was driven by the increased corporation tax rate levied on commercial banks at 35%, combined with higher levels of loan loss provisioning.
It says it continues to highlight its financial strength with Return on Equity at 16.05% and Return on Assets at 2.69%.
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