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Latest publication: Investment service companies 2021, 1st quarter

Published: 31 July 2014

Commission income and operating profit of investment firms increased year-on-year in January to March

Investment firms’ commission income totalled EUR 81 million in the first quarter of 2014. Commission income grew by 10 per cent from the respective quarter of the year before. Compared with the previous quarter, commission income remained unchanged. 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 first quarter. Administrative expenses mainly comprise personnel costs. Another important expenditure item, commission expenses, grew by seven per cent year-on-year.

The net operating profit of investment firms amounted to EUR 30 million in the first quarter, which is 44 per cent more than one year earlier. The aggregate value of the balance sheets was EUR 223 million. The balance sheets decreased by 1.8 per cent year-on-year. The share of own equity in the total of the balance sheets was 61 per cent. At the end of March 2014, there were 54 investment firms operating in Finland of which 35 generated a positive operating result.

Source: Investment firms, Statistics Finland

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Updated 31.7.2014

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Investment service companies [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-5202. 1st quarter 2014. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 1.8.2021].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/spy/2014/01/spy_2014_01_2014-07-31_tie_001_en.html