Bank Tier 1 Capital rose 1.91% to SZL 2.95 bil in Swaziland in second quarter of 2019

Bank Tier 1 Capital (SZL bil)
Banking | Swaziland | January 24, 2020
$2.99
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Bank tier 1 capital reached 2.95 SZL bil in second quarter of 2019 in Swaziland, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.91 % more than in the previous quarter.

Historically, bank tier 1 capital in Swaziland reached an all time high of 3.12 SZL bil in third quarter of 2016 and an all time low of 0.768 SZL bil in second quarter of 2009. When compared to Swaziland's main peers, bank tier 1 capital in Botswana amounted to 9.03 BWP bil, 1.93 LSL bil in Lesotho and 459 ZAR bil in South Africa in second quarter of 2019.

Swaziland has been ranked 65th within the group of 72 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 capital, 16 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Tier 1 capital is the core measure of a bank's financial strength from a regulator's point of view.

Bank Tier 1 Capital (Local Currency) Unit Sep 2017 Dec 2017 Mar 2018 Jun 2018 Sep 2018 Dec 2018 Mar 2019 Jun 2019 Sep 2019
Botswana BWP bil 7.23 7.72 7.44 8.22 9.03
Lesotho LSL bil 1.73 1.75 1.77 1.81 2.20
Malawi MWK bil 166 ... ... 173 ... ... ...
Mozambique MZN bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Namibia NAD bil 12.8 12.6 13.1 14.1 14.3
South Africa ZAR bil 420 425 426 439 450 ...
Swaziland SZL bil 2.69 2.67 2.68 2.72 2.89 ...
Tanzania TNS bil 3,668 3,587 3,714 3,606 ... ... ...
Zambia ZMW bil 8.52 8.57 8.83 9.16 9.22 ... ...
Zimbabwe ZWD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...