Published: 15 June 2012
In the first quarter of 2012, domestic banks’ net income from financial operations amounted to EUR 782 million. Their net income from financial operations fell by 10 per cent from the respective quarter of the year before. Compared with the previous quarter, the net income from financial operations grew by 3.7 per cent. These data derive from Statistics Finland’s financial statement statistics on credit institutions.
Year-on-year change in net income from financial operations of domestic banks by quarter, %
In the first quarter, commission income amounted to EUR 409 million, having increased by two per cent from twelve months back. Net gains from securities and foreign currency transactions increased by 154 per cent from the first quarter of 2011.
Recorded impairment losses on loans and other commitments amounted to EUR 52 million in the first quarter. This is 38 per cent less than one year earlier.
The net operating profit of domestic banks amounted to EUR 827 million in the first quarter, which is 16 per cent more than one year earlier. The aggregate value of the balance sheets was EUR 523 billion. The balance sheets grew by 21 per cent year-on-year. The share of own equity in the total of the balance sheets was 4.0 per cent.
Source: Credit institutions' annual accounts, Statistics Finland
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