Erste Group Bank's cost to income ratio reached 56.6% at the end of second quarter of 2019, down from 63.0% when compared to previous quarter and down from 58.8% compared to the same period of last year.
Historically, the bank’s costs reached an all time high of 80.3% in 4Q2008 and an all time low of 46.6% in 3Q2010.
Cost to income ratio of the Austria's business reached 58.1% in 2Q2019. That is compared to XX% generated by Czech Republic's Ceska Sporitelna, XX% of Romania's BCR, or XX% made by Slovakia's Slovenska Sporitelna. Further down the line, Hungary's cost efficiency reached XX% in 4Q2016, Croatia's cost to income amounted to XX% and Serbian subsidiary operated at XX%.