Feb 1 (Reuters) - Visa Inc, the world's largest payments network operator, reported a 22 percent rise in first-quarter profit on Thursday as more people made payments using its network.
Net income rose to $2.52 billion in the quarter ended Dec. 31, from $2.07 billion a year ago. (bit.ly/2rYmYit)
Earnings per Class A share rose to $1.07 from 86 cents a year earlier. (Reporting by Diptendu Lahiri in Bengaluru)