BankDhofar said its net profit for the first nine-months of 2010 increased by 17.9 per cent to RO25.4m, compared to RO21.54 million posted for the same period last year, Times of Oman has reported. Net loans and advances rose by 6.2per cent to RO1,238.47m, from RO1,166.67m, while customer deposits went up by 12.3 per cent to RO1,177.43m from RO1,048.36m during the period under review.