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Top five banks in Latin America

Top 5 Latam banks

The Banker's top banks in Latin America ranking shows that Itaú Unibanco is the largest bank in the region by Tier 1 capital.

Positive growth across Islamic industry

Positive growth across Islamic finance industry

Growth was registered across every region in this year's Top Islamic Financial Institutions ranking.

Assessing the vulnerability of Ukrainian banks

Annual currency depreciation

Ukraine has been forced by the conditions of its latest International Monetary Fund loan to conduct a domestic asset quality review. Ahead of this, The Banker assesses the health of the country's banks.

Top five banks in Vietnam

Top five banks in Vietnam

The Banker's top banks in Vietnam ranking shows that VietinBank is the largest bank in the country by Tier 1 capital.

The top five banks in Israel

Israel top five banks

The Banker's top banks in Israel ranking shows that Bank Hapoalim is the largest bank in the country by Tier 1 capital.

US banks retain lead in North American ROC ranking

North America – Top five banks by return on capital

There is just one entrant from outside the US in the top five North American banks by return on capital ranking.

Top five banks in Turkey

Top five banks in Turkey

The Banker's top banks in Turkey ranking shows that Turkiye Is Bankasi is the largest bank in the country by Tier 1 capital.

NCB streaks ahead in Arab banks ranking

Top five Arab banks

The Banker's top Arab banks ranking shows that Saudi Arabia's National Commercial Bank is the largest bank in the region by Tier 1 capital.

Tracking eurozone asset quality questions

Risk weighted assets of banks in eurozone

Eurozone banks that have taken an aggressive stance to risk-weighting their assets may face most scrutiny from the European Central Bank’s comprehensive assessment.

Venezuela and Argentina make up Latam ROC ranking

Latam top banks by ROC

The top performing lenders in Latin America, in terms of return on capital, are located in Venezuela and Argentina.

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