Increased profits for Norwegian banks compared to last year. Net-interest income are increased from 1,38 percent of average total assets to 1,50 percent. Most Norwegian banks have significant gains related to the sale of Visa Europe, this have increased the profits from financial instruments.

Losses on loans have increased by NOK 2,1 billion, and make up 0.40 percent of average gross loans compared to 0.23 percent in the first half of 2015.

Analysis for second quarter 2016 (Norwegian website)