The net interest income of MBSL recorded a growth of 18% from Rs. 206 million to Rs. 243 million in the three months period mainly from lease and hire purchase, term loans, microfinance and personal loans. Interest expenses decreased from Rs. 343 million to Rs. 330 million for the same period, recording a marginal drop by 4%. This decrease mainly reflected due to overall interest rate reduction in the market.
Other comprehensive income for the period increased from Rs. 5.4 million to Rs. 15 million, this was due to fair value gained from financial assets available for sale.
The total assets of MBSL reached to Rs. 13.6 billion as at March 31, 2014, compared to Rs.13 billion as at March 31, 2013 reflecting a growth of 4%. The growth in the company's asset base is mainly represented by Lease and Hire purchase receivables and loans and advances to customers.
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