Bank tier 1 capital reached 233 MYR bil in 2018 in Malaysia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 0.178 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 capital in Malaysia reached an all time high of 233 MYR bil in 2018 and an all time low of 68.8 MYR bil in 2005. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, bank tier 1 capital in Cambodia amounted to 22,330 KHR bil, 106 SGD bil in Singapore, 1,918 THB bil in Thailand and 610,524 VND bil in Vietnam in 2018.
Malaysia has been ranked 50th within the group of 101 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 capital, 17 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.