Bank regulatory capital reached 265 MYR bil in 2017 in Malaysia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 4.42 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank regulatory capital in Malaysia reached an all time high of 265 MYR bil in 2017 and an all time low of 96.0 MYR bil in 2005. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, bank regulatory capital in Cambodia amounted to 20,000 KHR bil, 116 SGD bil in Singapore, 2,195 THB bil in Thailand and 690,753 VND bil in Vietnam in 2017.
Malaysia has been ranked 45th within the group of 106 countries we follow in terms of bank regulatory capital, 17 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.