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US derivatives notional value at lowest level since 2008


Top 100 Arab Banks 2015: another strong year

Banks across the Arab world continue to perform well despite the turbulent political environment, according to The Banker’s Top 100 Arab banks ranking. 

Shanghai still leads Asia-Pacific FDI

Bangalore climbs the rankings while Beijing falls, and Seoul is first in outward investment.

Swiss franc headache for foreign lenders in Poland

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Exposures and connectivity increase as EU banks simplify balance sheets

Europe’s banks are increasing their interdependence and shedding complex assets, according to the European Banking Authority.

Profit growth grinds to a halt for China’s top banks


Interim results show top Chinese banks heading for a lacklustre year.

Introducing The Banker's Top 250 Bank Safety Ranking

The Banker's Bank Safety Ranking, which analyses the world's largest 250 banks based on characteristics that help identify their financial stability, shows the Gulf states performing well, while the eurozone periphery remains weak.

London stays on top of IFC tree

In The Banker's ranking of the world’s international financial centres, London continues to lead over close rival New York, but competitors from China and Japan are rising through the ranks.


Top 250 EU banks ranking 2015: euro depreciation leaves its mark

The latest ranking of EU banks shows balance sheets and capital have shrunk for most on the back of a weakening euro, while Spanish banks managed to increase their profitability and specialised banks emerged with the highest returns. 

Irish banks bounce back


The half-year results for 2015 confirm the recovery of Ireland's lenders. 

The Banker Top 1000 World Banks 2015

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