News UAE banks’ aggregate capital, reserves exceed $136bn

RIYADH: UAE-based banks’ aggregate capital and reserves reached 501.5 billion dirhams ($136 billion) at the end of February, up 14.4 percent year-on-year, according to new data. 

The latest statistics from the Central Bank of the UAE showed that on a monthly basis, the total capital and reserves grew 0.95 percent, reflecting an increase of approximately 4.7 billion dirhams, according to the Emirates News Agency, also known as WAM. 

This rise in figures falls in line with the central bank’s goal of enhancing monetary and financial stability in the country. 

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