Net earnings of the First International Bank Group for the first quarter of 2013 amounted to NIS 136 million, compared with NIS 143 million in 2012/Q1 and NIS 132 million in 2012/Q4. Return on equity reached 8.5% annualized in 2013 first quarter, compared with 9.5% in the whole of 2012.
The core (Tier 1) capital ratio reached 9.96%, compared with 9.65% at the end of 2012 and 8.81% in 2012/Q1. The core capital ratio estimate in accordance with Basel 3 directives was 9.81%.
Credit to the public totaled NIS 67,421 million on March 31, 2013, an increase of 2% compared with March 31, 2012.
Deposits from the public totaled NIS 82,418 million, an increase of 0.8%.