Net earnings of the First International Bank Group for the second quarter of 2013 were up by 5.7% year-on-year and amounted to NIS 149 million. During the first half of 2013, net earnings totaled NIS 285 million compared with NIS 284 million in the same period last year.
The core (Tier 1) capital ratio on June 30, 2013, reached 9.82% compared with 9.65% at the end of 2012.The core capital ratio estimated in accordance with Basel 3 is 9.63%. This was after the bank had distributed a dividend of NIS 200 million at a dividend yield of 3.6%.
Credit to the public, net,totaledNIS 67,461 million on June 30, 2013, an increase of 1.0% compared with June 30, 2012.
Deposits from the public totaled NIS 82,533 million, a decrease of 0.6% compared with June 30, 2012.