reported net income of€181.2 million in the second quarter, compared to €102.2 million in the sameperiod a year ago.
Excluding Portugal or integrationand strategic projects, the bank's net income for the period was €98.2 million.
Net interest income amounted to€243.5 million, up from €220.4 million in the second quarter of 2015. Net feesand commissions increased to €95.1 million from €88.9 million. Trading incomerose to €32.1 million from €15.5 million.
Additions to provisions rose on ayearly basis to €8.6 million from €5.6 million. Asset losses also rose, to€52.6 million from €44.1 million.
The lender earned €147.9 millionin negative differences of business combination in the second quarter.
For the first half, Bankinter'snet income attributed to the group amounted to €286.0 million, up year overyear from €197.3 million. EPS rose to 32 cents from 22 cents. The first-halfearnings already include the Bankinter Portugal turnover after the lendercompleted theacquisition ofBarclays Plc'spersonal, private and corporate banking businesses in the country.
ROE rose year over year to 12.91%from 10.58%.
The bank's nonperforming loansratio stood at 4.25% at June-end, down from 4.43% a year ago.
The common equity Tier 1 ratiostood at 11.77% as of June 30, compared to 11.82% a year ago.