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The Nigeria banks best placed for Basel III implementation

  • The CBN's customised guidelines are positive for increasing capital, liquidity, reducing leverage and large exposures

  • However there are trade offs; liquidity vs higher margins, solid capital vs payout and risk asset growth

  • Ahead of time, Access Bank has raised additional tier 1 capital. Given its success, other banks could follow suit

The Nigeria banks best placed for Basel III implementation
Busola Jeje
Busola Jeje

Research Analyst

Tellimer Research
12 October 2021
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