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Here's how the suggested 50% dividend cut will impact banks' capital generation

Find out how it could lift Tier 1 capital generation to current forecast levels.

In a report, Barclays urged Asian banks to cut dividends by 50%.

According to Barclays, if we assume a 25% reduction to FY2 NPAT, the impact of a 50% reduction in dividend payout ratio would lift Tier 1 capital generation back to current forecast levels, which would be sufficient to maintain current Tier 1 ratios.

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