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Top 1000 World Banks Ranking 2014

Top 1000 World Banks 2014: Back on track?

Global banking profits jumped in this year's Top 1000 World Banks ranking to exceed their pre-crisis peak. So is the sector back in good health? Not universally so, reports Philip Alexander.

Top 1000 World Banks – Market risk declining globally

Market risk-weighted assets decline as a proportion of total assets in this year's ranking, as banks reduce their trading desk activities to meet higher capital requirements.

Top 1000 World Banks – China leads the efficiency league

Chinese banks dominate the top 50 in terms of the best cost-to-income ratios, while Australia is the best-performing developed market.

Top 1000 World Banks – Eurozone begins to overcome poor asset quality

While bad loan ratios are still high in the peripheral eurozone, some banks have exited the list of worst losses. But there are some new casualties in emerging markets

Top Black Sea banks: Asset quality risks rising

Several of the members of the Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Co-operation are facing rising asset impairment, but the reasons vary.

Top 100 Asean banks ranking, 2014: Small countries, big growth

Top 100 Asean banks ranking, 2014: Small countries, big growth

The relatively small economies of Vietnam and Cambodia are punching above their weight in terms of growth in The Banker’s latest Association of South-east Asian Nations ranking. Meanwhile, Singapore’s banks retain their dominance in the ranking in terms of Tier 1 capital. 

Colombian banks lead central American banks ranking

Top 100 central American banks ranking, 2014

While Colombian banks are gaining ground in central America, locally owned banks are still scoring well in this year's Top 100 ranking of central American banks. 

The Top 500 Banking Brands, 2014

The Top 500 Banking Brands, 2014

Brand valuations for US and European banks once again rose sharply. For emerging market lenders, the ranking looks less encouraging.

Top 100 Russian banks ranking, 2014

Russian bank profitability is healthy, but there are fears around asset quality in consumer banking, and the regulator is taking a tougher line on money laundering and liquidity problems.

Top 400 African banks ranking, 2013

In the latest ranking of African banks, Nigeria’s lenders had a blockbuster year in terms of profits, demonstrating their recovery from the country's 2009 crisis, while South Africa's banks remain way out in front of the rest of Africa, but continue to experience subdued growth. 

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