Examining Risk-Weighted Assets (RWA) Performance after Recent Financial Crisis in Malaysian Banking System

  •  Siti Mohamad    
  •  Mohamad Basah    
  •  Muhammad Ridhwan Ab Aziz    


Until recently, there has been only muted debate on the stability of RWA and after the recent financial crisis, the new regulatory framework was introduced that will enrich the quality and level of capital ratios for the banking system. However these capital ratios required to be based on specific risk measurement that permits for appropriate comparison as these gives new prominence to the stability of the underlying RWA. The aim of this paper is to examine the RWA performance after recent global financial crisis in Malaysian banking system. The study uses quantitative approach to examine in detail the RWA performance from year 2012 to 2016 using secondary analysis of bank’s annual report.

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