- Growth in resources the quarter
- Dynamism in recurring income and NTI
- NPL ratio and cost of risk remain at low levels
- Efficiency improvement continues
Business activity (1)
(VARIATION AT CONSTANT EXCHANGE RATES COMPARED TO
(1) Excluding repos.
Net interest income / AVERAGE TOTAL ASSETS
(Percentage. Constant exchange rates)
(Millions of euros at constant exchange rates)
(1) At current exchange rates: +92.0%.
Net attributable profit (LOSS)
(Millions of euros at constant exchange rates)
(1) At current exchange rates: +66.0%.
Financial statements and relevant business indicators (Millions of euros and percentage)
|Income statement||1H23||∆%||∆% (1)||1H22|
|Net interest income||260||67.5||69.3||155|
|Net fees and commissions||132||8.9||8.9||122|
|Net trading income||173||67.3||68.7||103|
|Other operating income and expenses||0||(90.9)||(90.1)||4|
|Other administrative expenses||(131)||28.3||29.1||(102)|
|Impairment on financial assets not measured at fair value through profit or loss||(23)||n.s.||n.s.||0|
|Provisions or reversal of provisions and other results||6||(47.8)||(45.7)||12|
|Profit (loss) before tax||272||67.4||69.7||162|
|Profit (loss) for the period||212||66.0||68.3||128|
|Net attributable profit (loss)||212||66.0||68.3||128|
|Balance sheets||30-06-23||∆%||∆% (1)||31-12-22|
|Cash, cash balances at central banks and other demand deposits||5,634||40.3||42.8||4,015|
|Financial assets designated at fair value||8,646||69.9||72.7||5,090|
|Of which: Loans and advances||7,882||86.3||89.8||4,230|
|Financial assets at amortized cost||39,510||(2.3)||(1.8)||40,425|
|Of which: Loans and advances to customers||36,175||(3.2)||(2.7)||37,375|
|Total assets/liabilities and equity||54,242||8.6||9.4||49,952|
|Financial liabilities held for trading and designated at fair value through profit or loss||7,805||77.5||80.8||4,397|
|Deposits from central banks and credit institutions||2,217||(19.2)||(18.6)||2,745|
|Deposits from customers||10,470||6.5||7.1||9,827|
|Regulatory capital allocated||4,039||(7.1)||(6.6)||4,348|
|Relevant business indicators||30-06-23||∆%||∆% (1)||31-12-22|
|Performing loans and advances to customers under management (2)||36,162||(3.4)||(2.9)||37,431|
|Customer deposits under management (2)||10,470||6.5||7.1||9,827|
|Off-balance sheet funds (3)||506||(2.8)||(2.8)||520|
|Efficiency ratio (%)||49.0||65.0|
|NPL ratio (%)||0.5||0.4|
|NPL coverage ratio (%)||96||131|
|Cost of risk (%)||0.13||0.04|
(1) At constant exchange rates.
(2) Excluding repos.
(3) Includes pension funds.
Unless expressly stated otherwise, all the comments below on rates of change, for both activity and results, will be given at constant exchange rates. These rates, together with the changes at current exchange rates, can be found in the attached tables of the financial statements and relevant business indicators. Comments that refer to Europe exclude Spain.
The most relevant aspects of the evolution of BBVA Group's Rest of Business activity between January and June 2023 were:
- Lending activity (performing loans under management) declined -2.9%, mainly due to the deleveraging of the wholesale business in Asia, which was partially offset by the favorable performance of the New York branch.
- Customer funds under management grew by 6.6%, thanks to the growth in time deposits in the Asian and New York branches, which comfortably offset the decline in demand deposits.
The most relevant aspects of the evolution of BBVA Group's Rest of Business activity in the second quarter of 2023 were:
- Lending activity (performing loans under management) remained practically stable (+0.6%) with a strong performance in Europe.
- Regarding credit risk indicators, the NPL ratio stood at 0.5%, in line with the previous quarter and the coverage ratio decreased to 96%.
- Customer funds under management grew by 3.6% mainly thanks to the performance of time deposits in the Asian and European branches. For its part, off-balance-sheet customer funds were at similar levels to those of the previous quarter (-0.8%).
Rest of Business achieved a net attributable profit of €212m accumulated at the end of the first half of 2023, 68.3% higher than in the same period of the previous year, thanks to a favorable performance of recurring income, especially the net interest income, and NTI, which offset the increase in expenses in a context of higher inflation and normalization of loan-loss provisions.
The year-on-year evolution of the main lines of the area's income statement at the end of June 2023 was particularly noteworthy:
- The net interest income improved 69.3%, as a result of generalized interest rate hikes by central banks in the geographical areas included in this aggregate, as well as the higher volume of loans under management. Particularly noteworthy was the performance in Europe and, to a lesser extent, of the New York branch.
- Net fees and commissions increased (+8.9%), with a good performance especially in the New York office, BBVA Securities and, to a lesser extent, the CIB business in Asia, which offset lower fees and commissions recorded in Europe.
- The NTI line grew by 68.7%, supported by the results of the businesses that the Group maintains in the United States. with the New York branch standing out, and, to a lesser extent, by the results in Europe and Asia.
- Increase in operating expenses of 19.2%, mainly due to higher general and personnel expenses, mainly in Europe and the New York branch.
- The impairment on financial assets line at the end of June 2023 registered a provision of €23m, mainly originated in Europe.
- The provisions or reversal of provisions line and other results decreased by 45.7% partly due to lower releases for risks and contingent commitments compared to the same period of the previous year.
- As a result of the above, the area's cumulative net attributable profit between January and June 2023 was €212m (+68.3% year-on-year).
In the second quarter of 2023 and excluding the effect of the variation in exchange rates, the Group's Rest of Businesses as a whole generated a net attributable profit of €121m (+31.9% compared to the previous quarter) thanks to the favorable evolution of the net interest income and NTI, lower requirements of loan-loss provisions and control of operating expenses.