Capital for Malaysian Banks

 

Banks’ Q4 ’08 Tier-1 capital and shareholders funds

 

Tier-1 cap (RM bil)

Shareholders Funds (RM bil)

Maybank

16.93

21.08

Public Bank

9.6

10.23

HLBB

5.3

5.44

RHB Cap

6.67

7.84

Eon Cap

3.06

3.2

Alliance

2.14

2.81

Affin Holdings

2.98

4.41

AMMB

6.59

7.61

BCHB

15.92

18.36

Source: The Star

  • Tier 1 capital is widely considered as the core measure of a bank’s financial strength
  • 90% of Tier 1 capital comprised of ordinary shares, share premium, statutory reserves, general reserves and retained earnings (less goodwill)

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