The BLOM Bank headquarters in Beirut, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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It added that Audi Bank enjoyed the highest share (34.25 percent) of all six banks' combined profits, followed by BLOM Bank (32.63 percent), Bank of Beirut (15.54 percent), Byblos Bank (12.73 percent), BLC Bank (3.69 percent), and BEMO Bank (1.16 percent).On the balance sheet front, the combined assets of listed Lebanese banks expanded by 2.35 percent during the first nine months of 2015 to $113.34 billion, up from around $110.74 billion as at end of year 2014, with Audi Bank controlling 37.37 percent of the combined assets of all six banks, BLOM Bank amassing a share of 25.53 percent, Byblos Bank detaining 17.07 percent, the share of Bank of Beirut reaching 13.57 percent, that of BLC Bank firming at 5.04 percent, and that of BEMO Bank representing 1.41 percent.
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