capital adequacy ratio

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The proportion of a bank’s total assets that is held in the form of shareholders’ equity and certain other defined classes of capital. It is a measure of the bank’s ability to meet the needs of its depositors and other creditors. The minimum international requirement is 8% but some countries may require banks to have a higher ratio.

Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services — Accounting.

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