Birgitte Bonnesen, President and CEO comments: “We have decided to speed up the
transformation to the modern bank we want to be, where customers can do all
their daily banking in our digital channels.”
Third quarter 2016 compared with second quarter 2016

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Strong profit driven by income increases

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Higher net interest income due to increased volumes and lending margins

  ·
Net commission income benefited from higher income from cards and asset
management

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Increased demand for interest rate hedging positive for net gains and losses on
financial items

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Stable credit quality

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Stronger capitalisation

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“Beyond Financial Growth”. As a leading bank in the home markets of Sweden,
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services and products. Swedbank has over 7 million retail customers and around
640 000 corporate customers and organisations with 266 branches in Sweden and
143 branches in the Baltic countries. The group is also present in other Nordic
countries, the US and China. As of 31 July 2016 the group had total assets of
SEK 2 476 billion.
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