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Top 50 Caricom Banks ranking: small lenders lead the growth story

August 1, 2017

While the Caribbean's largest banks have held steady in The Banker's Top 50 rankings, smaller banks further down the table have displayed the most impressive growth, writes Silvia Pavoni.

Top 1000 World Banks - Western Europe weakens as Asia surge continues

July 3, 2017

While Asia-Pacific, western Europe and North America continue to account for 90% of the Tier 1 capital in the Top 1000, Asia is continuing to eat into western Europe's share. Brian Caplen 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.

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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.

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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.

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Top 500 Banking Brands 2017

February 1, 2017

China’s aggregate banking brand power has continued to surge, overtaking the US for the first time and giving further credence to the belief that this will be 'China's century'. Joy Macknight reports. 

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Top 100 Russian Banks ranking 2017: A bleak scene

February 1, 2017

The Banker’s Top 100 Russian Banks ranking shows that losses are still widespread in the country’s banking sector, but greater resilience and capitalisation suggest a healthier future.

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Top 200 Latin American Banks 2016: Brazil endures while Venezuelan banks beat the odds

October 3, 2016

Brazil is still the leading country in Latin America when it comes to the might of the region's banking sectors, but further down the table the overall picture is obscured by the crisis in Venezuela. Silvia Pavoni reports.

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Top 100 Arab Banks: has the oil price slump hurt profits?

October 1, 2016

The drop in oil prices and regional unrest have seen Arab banks struggle to maintain their stellar profit results of previous years, but overall their performances remain impressive by global standards.

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Top 250 EU banks: assets down, profits up

September 1, 2016

The euro’s continuing fall against the dollar held back the major players in the EU, but Austria made a startling comeback and there was further good news from Romania and Croatia.

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