CSOB's net interest margin amounted to 1.70% in the fourth quarter of 2017, up from 1.57% when compared to the previous quarter.
Historically, the bank’s net interest margin reached an all time high of 2.86% in 2Q2010 and an all time low of 1.57% in 3Q2017. The average margin in the last six quarters amounted to 1.81%.
Average asset yield was 2.01% in 4Q2017, down from 2.34% when compared to the same period last year. On the other hand, cost of funding amounted to 0.330% in 4Q2017, up from 0.267%.