Bank regulatory capital reached 24.1 NZD bil in 2009 in New Zealand, according to the National Central Bank. This is 5.37 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank regulatory capital in New Zealand reached an all time high of 24.1 NZD bil in 2009 and an all time low of 4.32 NZD bil in 1992. When compared to New Zealand's main peers, bank regulatory capital in Australia amounted to 158 AUD bil, 271,885 IDR bil in Indonesia, 168 MYR bil in Malaysia and 553 PHP bil in Philippines in 2009.
New Zealand has been ranked 56th within the group of 86 countries we follow in terms of bank regulatory capital, 41 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.