It represents a 3% fee income rise in local currency taking into account exchange rates.
Three service lines – audit, tax and corporate finance – help boost the Big Four firm’s results increasing revenues by $1.4bn (£0.8bn).
Its audit arm grew by 17% in US dollars with corporate finance not far behind at 14%, while the tax practice achieved just 2% growth.
The firm’s UK results will be released this Thursday.
James S Turley, E&Y chairman and CEO, said: ‘Despite a difficult world economy and the challenges our profession has faced our continued growth over a period of years has enabled us to continue to make investments in our quality-related policies and practices, performance systems, and training.’
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