Qatar's Aamal Q3 net profit down 3.6 pct

Net profit of QAR101.2 million ($27.8 million) in the three months ending Sept 30.

  
Image for illustrative purpose only. Investors watch prices on the floor of the Doha Stock Exchange in Doha, Qatar February 20, 2006.

Image for illustrative purpose only. Investors watch prices on the floor of the Doha Stock Exchange in Doha, Qatar February 20, 2006.

REUTERS/Fadi AL-Assaad
DUBAI, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Qatar's Aamal , a diversified investment firm, reported a 3.6 percent fall in third-quarter net profit on Wednesday, according to a Reuters calculations.

* Net profit of 101.2 million riyals ($27.8 million) in the three months ending Sept. 30 versus 105 million riyals a year earlier.

* Reuters calculated the result based on financial statements in lieu of a quarterly breakdown.

* Aamal's nine-month net profit of 356.8 million riyals was up from 325.9 million a year earlier, it said in a bourse statement.

($1 = 3.6411 Qatar riyals)

(Reporting by David French; editing by Jason Neely) ((davidj.french@thomsonreuters.com; +971 4 362 5864; Reuters Messaging: davidj.french.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

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