Mexico's Banorte posts 4th-qtr profit of 4.940 bln pesos

jueves 28 de enero de 2016 18:33 GYT

MEXICO CITY Jan 28 (Reuters) - Mexico's Grupo Financiero Banorte, the country's fourth-largest bank by assets, on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter profit of 4.94 billion pesos ($287 million).

The bank, the biggest still owned by Mexicans, did not offer a comparison with the same period last year in its initial press release.

Banorte said its loan book, excluding bad loans, was 518.059 billion pesos.

($1 = 17.2120 pesos at end-December) (Reporting by Tomas Sarmiento; Editing by Chris Reese)