ECOBANK Zimbabwe recorded a $18,4 million profit after tax in the six months to June 30, 2018, a 64 percent increase from the $11,4 million realised during the same period last year. The increase was mainly attributed to a year-on-year rise of 46 percent in net interest income added to a 75 percent year-on-year increase in non-interest income. Total assets grew 31 percent to $714 million, reflecting both increased deposits and subsequent asset creation during the same period. Fortunate Chisango, the Ecobank Zimbabwe chairman, said the bank’s core capital of $92 million reflects a year-on-year growth of 14 percent and was above the prescribed minimum levels and well ahead of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe’s approved capital plan. “The bank…