Banks' RWA rose 1.92% to CAD 1,868 bil in Canada in fourth quarter of 2016

Banks' RWA (CAD bil)
Banking | Canada | February 7, 2019
$2.99
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Banks' risk-weighted assets reached 1,868 CAD bil in fourth quarter of 2016 in Canada, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.92 % more than in the previous quarter.

Historically, banks' risk-weighted assets in Canada reached an all time high of 1,878 CAD bil in first quarter of 2016 and an all time low of 753 CAD bil in first quarter of 2005. When compared to Canada's main peers, banks' risk-weighted assets in Australia amounted to 1,948 AUD bil and 3,094 GBP bil in United Kingdom in fourth quarter of 2016.

Canada has been ranked 37th within the group of 88 countries we follow in terms of banks' risk-weighted assets, 27 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Risk-weighted assets are a bank's assets or off-balance sheet exposures, weighted according to risk.

Banks' Risk-Weighted Assets (Local Currency) Unit Dec 2016 Mar 2017 Jun 2017 Sep 2017 Dec 2017 Mar 2018 Jun 2018 Sep 2018 Dec 2018
Australia AUD bil 1,933 1,918 1,927 1,956 1,978 ... ...
Belgium EUR bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Belize BZD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Canada CAD bil 1,920 1,904 1,972 1,981 1,978
China CNY bil ... 117,506 ... ... ... ... ... ...
France EUR bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Germany EUR bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Guatemala GTQ bil 176 176 182 183 185 ... ...
Honduras HNL bil 323 331 343 350 364 ... ...
Indonesia IDR bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Ireland EUR bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Japan JPY bil ... ... 312,798 ... 305,292 ... ... ...
Malaysia MYR bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mexico MXN bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
New Zealand NZD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Papua New Guinea PGK bil 16.2 16.9 17.1 17.4 17.8 ... ...
USA USD bil 12,002 12,063 12,134 12,255 12,296 ...
United Kingdom GBP bil 2,965 2,953 2,898 2,890 2,947 ... ...