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Latest publication: Investment service companies 2021, 3rd quarter

Published: 8 October 2014

Commission income and operating profit of investment firms increased year-on-year in April to June

Investment firms’ commission income totalled EUR 85 million in the second quarter of 2014. Commission income grew by 10 per cent from the respective quarter of the year before. Compared with the previous quarter, the commission income went up by four per cent. These data derive from Statistics Finland’s statistics on investment firms.

Investment firms' commission income by quarter

Investment firms' commission income by quarter

The largest expenditure item for investment firms was administrative expenses, which amounted to EUR 36 million in the second quarter. Administrative expenses mainly comprise personnel costs. Another important expense item, commission expenses amounted to EUR 21 million and grew by 13 per cent from one year ago.

The net operating profit of investment firms amounted to EUR 29 million in the second quarter, which is 34 per cent more than one year earlier. Compared with the previous quarter, the net operating profit went down by two per cent. The aggregate value of the balance sheets was EUR 236 million. The balance sheets grew by 6.3 per cent year-on-year. The share of own equity in the total of the balance sheets was 66 per cent. At the end of June 2014, there were 56 investment firms operating in Finland of which 41 generated a positive operating result.

Source: Investment firms, Statistics Finland

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Updated 8.10.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Investment service companies [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-5202. 2nd quarter 2014. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 6.7.2022].
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