The crisis at Portugal’s Banco Espirito Santo has raised fresh doubts about the recovery of banks in the peripheral eurozone.
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The top lender in this year's return on capital ranking for Asia-Pacific (excluding China and India) is unchanged from last year.
With a ROC of 54.68%, Nairobi-based Equity Bank leads the top five African banks by return on capital ranking.
Two new entrants make it onto China's top banks by return on capital ranking, with one of them taking the crown as China's best performing bank by this measure.
The top four banks in central and eastern European by return on capital are all Russian, with fifth placed Bulgaria-based First Investment Bank the only lender to buck the trend.
Caribbean lenders seem to be finally emerging from a difficult few years, with both aggregate Tier 1 capital and assets rising. Profitability remains largely unchanged, however, with some banks making significant gains while others remain in the red.
Europe’s cities may be on the recovery but it is Beijing that tops the table of most profitable international financial centres worldwide.
With a 32% increase in assets, Venezuela leads the way in this year's top 10 countries by asset growth ranking.
A look at the different pace of losses in five crisis-hit eurozone countries.
Global profits have increased by nearly 25% in The Banker’s Top 1000 World Banks ranking for 2014.