Argentina's Grupo Galicia posts 30 pct jump in 2015 net profit

viernes 12 de febrero de 2016 10:36 GYT

BUENOS AIRES Feb 12 (Reuters) - Leading Argentine banking conglomerate Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. on Friday reported a 30 percent increase in net profit to 4.34 billion pesos ($331.22 million) in 2015.

The group posted a fourth quarter profit of 1.24 billion pesos, below the medial forecast in a Reuters poll of four economists for net profit of 1.33 billion pesos in the October-to-December period.

($1=13.10 pesos at 2015 year-end.) (Reporting by Buenos Aires newsroom; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)