In January the income of banks made 12,5 billion hryvnias, expenses - 10 billion hryvnias.
About it it is spoken in the message of National bank.
Thus, excess of the income of banks over expenses in January made 2,5 billion hryvnias.
At the same time the National bank doesn't provide information on net profit of banks following the results of January.
The net profit pays off as excess of the income over expenses minus the created reserves and the paid profit tax.
Quality of credit portfolios of banks at the end of 2008 - the beginning of 2009 considerably decreased from - for financially - an economic crisis and sharp devaluation of national currency that compelled banks to increase expenses on formation of reserves and led to deterioration of an indicator of net profit on a banking system.
As of February 1, 2009 assets of banks made 905,8 billion hryvnias (for January 1 - 927,2 billion hryvnias), the general assets - 954,1 billion hryvnias (for January 1 - 971,8 billion hryvnias), own capital - 126,7 billion hryvnias (for January 1 - 121,4 billion hryvnias).
As of February 1, 2009 of the license NBU for implementation of bank operations had 185 financial establishments, including 156 banks - joint-stock companies (118 - joint stock company and 38 - joint stock company), and 29 banks - limited liability companies.
In a condition of elimination for February 1 there were 13 banks, from them 10 in the course of elimination according to the solution of NBU and 3 - on decision of the courts.
In 2008 the income of banks made 120,6 billion hryvnias, expenses - 110,9 billion hryvnias.
Profit of banks for 2008 of NBU doesn't disclose from - for considerable deterioration of this indicator. Before NBU monthly I published an indicator of profit of banks.