Bank tier 1 capital reached 482 ARS bil in 2018 in Argentina, according to the National Central Bank. This is 42.1 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 capital in Argentina reached an all time high of 482 ARS bil in 2018 and an all time low of 20.5 ARS bil in 2005. When compared to Argentina's main peers, bank tier 1 capital in Bolivia amounted to 16.1 BOB bil, 20,174 CLP bil in Chile and 11,232 PYG bil in Paraguay in 2018.
Argentina has been ranked 35th within the group of 101 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 capital, 12 places above 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.