Here is a brief summary of the local banks from Central Bank in the newspapers.

First Caribbean Bank Ltd. lost almost $2 million in the past quarter. They take the BOOBY prize.

Nova Scotia Bank was the most profitable bank with over $12 million

Belize bank has the most retained earnings. Whatever that gibberish means?
With $173 million. No other bank is close.

Personal loans are costing 14% interest from banks. 18% interest for a loan to buy real estate. Credit Union charge 12%

Mortgage rates in Belize from banks are 14%

Belize Bank has the most money and thus the most loans out. About $630 million.

Belize Bank has the best returns on assets, at nearly 5%, but Nova Scotia bank has the best returns on equity at 32%.