Nepal Rastra Bank - Capital Adequacy Framework

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The Nepal Rastra Bank's Capital Adequacy Framework's main objective is to promote a safe and sound financial system. The framework seeks to achieve this end by way of sufficient amount of qualitative capital and risk management practices. This framework is intended to ensure that each commercial bank maintain a level of capital which is adequate to protect its depositors and creditors, is commensurate with the risk associated activities and profile of the commercial bank, and promotes public confidence in the banking system. The document is divided into several sections, and covers the following topics:

1. Eligible Capital Funds
2. Credit Risk
3. Operational Risk
4. Market Risk
5. Review Process
6. Disclosure

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2008
Date of Document: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
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Nepal Rastra Bank
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English

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