Bank Regulatory Capital rose 5.31% to KES 607 bil in Kenya in fourth quarter of 2016

Bank Regulatory Capital (KES bil)
Banking | Kenya | February 7, 2019
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Bank regulatory capital reached 607 KES bil in fourth quarter of 2016 in Kenya, according to the National Central Bank. This is 5.31 % more than in the previous quarter.

Historically, bank regulatory capital in Kenya reached an all time high of 607 KES bil in fourth quarter of 2016 and an all time low of 72.8 KES bil in first quarter of 2006. When compared to Kenya's main peers, bank regulatory capital in Tanzania amounted to 3,629 TNS bil and 3,174 UGX bil in Uganda in fourth quarter of 2016.

Kenya has been ranked 29th within the group of 88 countries we follow in terms of bank regulatory capital, 16 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Bank regulatory capital is the minimum amount of a bank's capital required to be held for a certain level of assets through regulatory agencies such as the Bank for International Settlements, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or Federal Reserve Board.

Bank Regulatory Capital (Local Currency) Unit Dec 2016 Mar 2017 Jun 2017 Sep 2017 Dec 2017 Mar 2018 Jun 2018 Sep 2018 Dec 2018
Dem. Republic of the Congo CDF bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Djibouti DJF bil 23.6 23.1 23.6 24.1 ... ... ...
Eritrea ERN bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Ethiopia ETB bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Kenya KES bil 599 596 587 623 ... ... ...
Mozambique MZN bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Rwanda RWF bil 383 411 397 421 433 ... ...
Somalia SOS bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
South Sudan SSP bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Sudan SDG bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Tanzania TNS bil 3,673 3,820 3,792 3,941 3,911
Uganda UGX bil 3,849 3,919 4,037 4,156 4,214 ... ...
Yemen YER bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Zambia ZMW bil 8.40 8.80 9.02 ... ... ... ...