Bank tier 1 capital reached 598 BRL bil in 2018 in Brazil, according to the National Central Bank. This is 7.52 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 capital in Brazil reached an all time high of 598 BRL bil in 2018 and an all time low of 134 BRL bil in 2005. When compared to Brazil's main peers, bank tier 1 capital in Bolivia amounted to 16.1 BOB bil and 45.3 PEN bil in Peru in 2018.
Brazil has been ranked 31st within the group of 101 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 capital, 10 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.