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Economic and Financial Review

Authors

N. Arua

Publisher

Research Department, Central Bank of Nigeria

Keywords

Bank Minimum Capital Requirement;, Credit Risk;, Benchmark Risk Weights

Abstract

This paper presents a critique of the form of the risk- based capital standard known as Basel I & II. It examines the likely implication of the Based II capital accord for the Nigerian banking system and advises that the CBN should consider carefully the cost of implication of the new Accord before developing a timetable for its implementation.

Issue

44

Volume

3

Recommended Citation

Arua N. (2006). Risk-Based Capital Standard for Banks: a critique: Economic and Financial Review, 44 (3) 1-25

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