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Sweden’s Nordea primed for overseas expansion

May 23, 2017
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Nordea, the largest bank in Sweden, is intent on increasing its international footprint. Data collected by The Banker suggests it is ready to broaden its horizons. Danielle Myles reports.

The banks stabilising South Africa

May 16, 2017
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South Africa’s political turmoil will hit its economy, and therefore its banks. But data collected by The Banker suggests the biggest lenders are up to the challenge.

BBVA: the face of Spain’s banking revival?

May 9, 2017
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The Bilbao-headquartered lender has built enviable profit ratios and become an industry-leader in adopting technology. Danielle Myles reports. 

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Top 100 CEE EU Banks ranking: Poland in pole position

May 2, 2017

Currency depreciation took its toll in The Banker's Top Central and Eastern Europe EU Banks rankings, leading to mixed results. Polish banks maintained their lead, with notable success stories coming from Romania and Slovenia. Stefanie Linhardt reports.

Istanbul and Moscow lead emerging European IFCs

May 2, 2017

Istanbul attracted the most financial services FDI within the 'emerging Europe' region, while Moscow was the leader for outward FDI.

The banks leading APAC’s ECM resurgence

May 2, 2017
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The latest league tables reveal that US and Japanese underwriters have benefited most from Asia’s thriving equities market. Danielle Myles reports.

The banks to put Chile back on track

April 25, 2017
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Chile’s economy wobbled in 2016, after seven consecutive years of growth. Data collected by The Banker reveals which lenders will power the country through this rough patch. Danielle Myles reports.

JPMorgan leads US dominance of global CIB

April 4, 2017
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The US’s bulge bracket firms have a strong grip on their home and overseas markets. But their European rivals are tipped to fight back this year. Danielle Myles reports.

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Top 100 Asean Banks: Singapore stays strong but Cambodia on the rise

April 3, 2017

Though Singapore’s ‘big three’ continue to take the top spots in The Banker’s Top 100 Asean Banks ranking, the more notable performances come from lenders in Cambodia, Vietnam and Indonesia. Stefania Palma reports.

A mixed picture for the UK’s ‘big five’ banks

April 3, 2017

The annual reports of the UK’s big five banks reveal how they emerged from 2016. Danielle Myles looks at the turbulent year’s impact on their profits and assets.

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