Erste Group Bank's net interest margin amounted to 2.03% in the fourth quarter of 2017, up from 1.98% when compared to the previous quarter.
Historically, the bank’s net interest margin reached an all time high of 2.29% in 4Q2013 and an all time low of 1.95% in 1Q2017. The average margin in the last six quarters amounted to 2.03%.
Average asset yield was 2.51% in 4Q2017, down from 2.84% when compared to the same period last year. On the other hand, cost of funding amounted to 0.514% in 4Q2017, down from 0.714%.