Crédit Agricole leads French banks on return on RWAs

BNP Paribas only bank to improve RoRWA year-on-year

Out of the four French global systemically important banks, Crédit Agricole SA (Casa) posted the highest return on risk-weighted assets (RoRWAs) in 2019, though BNP Paribas showed the best improvement year-on-year.

RoRWA, a measure of profitability that adjusts assets to account for risk, stood at 2.08% at Casa, compared with 1.7% at BNP Paribas, and 1.31% at both Groupe BPCE and Societe Generale. BNP Paribas was the only one of the group to improve its RoRWA on 2018, by 12 basis points.


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