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Capital Ratios of Banks and Bank Holding Companies, 2019

March 19, 2020

Domestic banks’ total capital ratio was 15.25% as of year-end 2019. The Tier 1 capital ratio stood at 13.20% as well as the common equity Tier 1 (CET1) capital ratio was seen at 12.54%. All the capital ratios decreased from the same period a year ago but remained well above the regulatory standards. Compared to a year earlier, a total capital of the domestic banks increased KRW9.5 trillion while risk-weighted assets expanded KRW78.1 trillion. Meanwhile, the leverage ratio stood at 6.51% at the end of 2019.