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Comparison of APRA and the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision Basel III capital rations

14 December 2014

In implementing the Basel III capital framework in Australia, APRA has elected to adopt a more conservative approach than the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) Basel III minimum requirements. This fact sheet provides an explanation of the key differences between APRA’s Basel III rukles and the BCBS Basel III minimum requirements and the impact of converting APRA Basel III capital ratios to fully implemented internationally harmonised Basel III capital ratios focussing on Common Equity Tier 1 capital ratios.

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