Aug 15 (Reuters) - Westpac Banking Corp on Monday
said its common equity tier 1 ratio fell at the end of the
fiscal third quarter, hurt by payment of an interim dividend and
higher risk weighted assets following interest rate hikes over
Australia's third largest lender said CET1 capital ratio, a
measure of spare cash, fell to 10.75% at the end of June from
11.3% at end of March.
(Reporting by Harish Sridharan in Bengaluru; editing by Diane