China Development Financial Holding (CDF) announces May preliminary net profit of NT$1.03bn, bringing year-to-date accumulated net profit to NT$13.754bn, equivalent to EPS of NT$0.92.
Subsidiary KGI Bank saw May net profit arrive at NT$0.25bn, for January-May earnings of NT$1.78bn, driven mainly by interest and fee income. The Taiex remained at a high level in May, but with increased volatility, making it difficult for proprietary traders to earn profits. As such, KGI Securities only registered May earnings of NT$0.21bn, resulting in January-May earnings of NT$5.81bn. CDIB Capital Group reported net profit of NT$0.21bn in May, boosted mainly by valuation gains from its investment portfolio. CDIB’s January-May earnings totaled NT$1.94bn. China Life posted May earnings of NT$1.48bn, for January-May net profit of NT$13.99bn.