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Singapore leads Asia-Pacific IFC FDI rankings for second year

April 3, 2017

Singapore continues to pull in the largest financial services FDI volumes in Asia, reports Silvia Pavoni.

Australian banks lead race to digitise services

March 28, 2017
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Australia’s lenders make better use of online capabilities than their European and US rivals, reports Danielle Myles. 

A health check for Russia’s banks

March 21, 2017
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Data collected by The Banker reveals the capital position of the country’s biggest lenders.

Digital banks to shake up South Korea’s stalwarts

March 14, 2017
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South Korea’s first online-only lenders are expected to launch this year. The Banker data reveals their biggest competition.

The lenders powering Peru

March 7, 2017
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Peru benefits from a stable but highly concentrated banking sector. Data collected by The Banker reveals the major players.

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Top 100 Central American Banks ranking: Panama's dominance shows no sign of slipping

March 1, 2017

Panamanian banks have topped The Banker’s Central America rankings, notching up over half of Tier 1 capital. Meanwhile, Colombia-owned lenders grew their presence in the region. Silvia Pavoni analyses the data.

São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro top financial FDI in Latam

March 1, 2017

The big Latin American cities dominate in the ranking of FDI into the region's financial centres, writes Silvia Pavoni.

Saudi banks vie for role in Aramco float

February 28, 2017
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Local banks are expected to win work on Saudi Aramco’s IPO. Banker data reveals the leading contenders.

The banks fuelling Poland’s growth

February 17, 2017
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Data collected by The Banker reveals the lenders supporting Poland’s rise to be the financial powerhouse of central and eastern Europe. Danielle Myles reports.

India tackles NPL and capital targets

February 14, 2017
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India’s lenders have started the process of reclassifying impaired assets. Danielle Myles looks at their progress and at those tackling the biggest capital shortfalls. 

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