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US bank revenue sources diverge

March 29, 2011

The biggest US banks continue to diverge in terms of where they earn their revenue. Click here to read more.

Is Brazil heading for a credit bubble?

March 24, 2011

The spike in loans to individuals over the past year has led some analysts to suggest there is a credit bubble in Brazil. Click here to find out more.

United Overseas Bank

Asean sets the pace for Asian banks

March 22, 2011

China’s dominance in Asian finance continues to grow, but banks from the Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) are combining good returns with high capital levels.

Top 10 Chinese regions by ROA

March 16, 2011

Which Chinese regions have the most potential for investors? Click here to find out.

The rise of emerging market banks

March 9, 2011

Emerging market banks have steadily been gaining ground on their western counterparts. Click here to see how US and European banks' profits are lagging behind them.

Will UAE banks be able to comply with Basel III capital rules?

February 25, 2011

A surge in issuance of subordinated debt by banks in the UAE may make it more difficult for them to comply with Basel III capital requirements. Click here to see which banks.

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Central American banks cause a stir

February 23, 2011

Though the Central American banking sector shows some mixed results, The Banker's ranking demonstrates just why the region's leading banks are drawing global attention.

Singapore’s challenge as a financial centre

February 18, 2011

Singapore is the world’s third highest ranked International Finance Centre, according to The Banker’s 2010 ranking. But in these days of volatile capital flows and worries about bank safety, how should a small country manage itself as an IFC so as to maximise the benefits and minimise the risk? 

Sberbank enjoys a comfortable position as leader of the Russian bank market

Top 75 Russian banks: State banks still dominate

January 31, 2011

The state giants still dominate the banking landscape in Russia, with private-sector institutions having much smaller market shares. The system remains largely Russian-owned, but a number of foreign-owned banks have gained a foothold and are earning a decent profit.

Top 500 Banking Brands

January 28, 2011

In a still-volatile financial climate, building and maintaining a strong brand is a vital part of every bank's operations. The Banker's Top 500 Banking Brands listing ranks the leading names.

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