Banks' risk-weighted assets reached 8.25 LSL bil in 2017 in Lesotho, according to the National Central Bank. This is 17.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, banks' risk-weighted assets in Lesotho reached an all time high of 8.25 LSL bil in 2017 and an all time low of 2.89 LSL bil in 2009. When compared to Lesotho's main peers, banks' risk-weighted assets in Botswana amounted to 49.0 BWP bil, 2,762 ZAR bil in South Africa and 12.8 SZL bil in Swaziland in 2017.
Lesotho has been ranked 104th within the group of 106 countries we follow in terms of banks' risk-weighted assets.
Risk-weighted assets are a bank's assets or off-balance sheet exposures, weighted according to risk.