Bank tier 1 capital reached 743 BRL bil in 2020 in Brazil, according to the National Central Bank. This is 16.8 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 capital in Brazil reached an all time high of 743 BRL bil in 2020 and an all time low of BRL bil in. When compared to Brazil's main peers, bank tier 1 capital in Bolivia amounted to 19.7 BOB bil and 52.8 PEN bil in Peru in 2020.
Brazil has been ranked 22nd within the group of 59 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 capital, 7 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.