Banks' risk-weighted assets reached 1,553 MYR bil in 2017 in Malaysia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 0.731 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, banks' risk-weighted assets in Malaysia reached an all time high of 1,553 MYR bil in 2017 and an all time low of 637 MYR bil in 2005. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, banks' risk-weighted assets in Cambodia amounted to 91,277 KHR bil, 680 SGD bil in Singapore and 12,232 THB bil in Thailand in 2017.
Malaysia has been ranked 42nd within the group of 102 countries we follow in terms of banks' risk-weighted assets, 15 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Risk-weighted assets are a bank's assets or off-balance sheet exposures, weighted according to risk.