Moscow. March 21. Profit of Russian banks in 2016 may be in 2-2,5 times more than in 2015, said first Deputy Chairman of the CBR Alexey Simanovsky to journalists on the “Russian business Week” on Monday.
“This order exceeds half a trillion rubles,” – said Simanovsky.
In early February, he gave a more modest forecast – 200-400 billion rubles. In December 2015 Simanovsky said that the Central Bank expects domestic banks ‘ profits in 2016 at the level of 200 billion rubles. In 2015, Russian banks earned a net profit of $ 192 billion.
Credit organizations of the Russian Federation in January-February 2016 the profit in the amount of 83 billion rubles (over the same period of 2015, the loss in the amount of 36 billion rubles).