Citigroup Profits Up On Investment Banking Money
FILE PHOTO: The Citigroup Inc (Citi) logo is seen at the SIBOS banking and financial conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Oct.
REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc reported a 2 percent rise in quarterly earnings on Monday, as investment banking revenue surged and net interest margin expanded.
Net income rose to $4.71 billion, or $1.87 per share, for the first quarter ended March 31 from $4.62 billion, or $1.68 per share, a year earlier.
Revenue fell 2 percent to $18.58 billion.