Definition of APRA in English:

APRA

abbreviation

  • ‘the banks are required to tell APRA in advance of proposed board changes’
    • ‘Given the importance of the housing market to the banking system, APRA has issued a new prudential practice on residential home lending.’
    • ‘APRA has warned banks of higher capital requirements.’
    • ‘APRA is funded largely by the industries that it supervises.’
    • ‘The RBA said that APRA had increased the intensity of its supervisions around housing market risks facing banks in the past year.’
    • ‘He believes the large monthly jump is a one-off and puts in down to people getting their loans approved before APRA gets tough.’
    • ‘That justified the insistence by APRA, the financial regulator, that banks take greater account of the risk of losses from default by borrowers.’
    • ‘APRA wrote to lenders in early December warning lenders not to increase investor loans by more than 10 per cent a year.’
    • ‘APRA is now alert to any Australian deposit taking institutions with growth in their investor loan portfolio materially above 10 per cent per year.’
    • ‘APRA has indicated it may lift capital reserve requirements for the big four banks to guard against future financial crises.’
    • ‘APRA found some trustees of for-profit funds were paying significantly higher administration fees.’

Pronunciation

APRA

/ˈaprə/