Summary of the Top 1000 World Banks

Brian Caplen, editor of The Banker, provides a summary of the Top 1000 World Banks Ranking results for 2015.

Top 1000 World Banks 2015 Contents

Africa

         

Asia

         

Europe

Americas

         

China

         

Middle East

                           
New Arrivals
         
Highest Movers
         
Profits
Net Interest Income
         
Asset Quality
         
Loan-to-deposit ratios
Cost-to-income ratios
         
Risk-weighted assets
         
Soundness
Global Structure
         
Return on assets
           

Top 1000 World Banks 2015

Top 1000 World Banks 2015: A new global picture

Greece aside, European banks have sustained a recovery in their performance in the 2015 ranking. But the willingness of the largest European players to act as global banks is clearly declining and emerging market champions are not quite ready to assume the cross-border mantle just yet.

Top 1000 World Banks – Capital ratios fall among soundest banks

As capital adequacy ratios show a decrease, Nederlandse Waterschapsbank unseats Banco Original at the top of the BIS ratio table, while Franklin Resources takes the capital assets ration leading position from National Reserve Bank.

The Banker Top 1000 World Banks 2015 ranking UK Press: IMMEDIATE RELEASE

UK banks continue to lose their global position as Chinese banks power ahead, according to The Banker’s latest ranking of Top 1000 banks. HSBC fell from fifth place to ninth, Barclays from 12th to 13th and Royal Bank of Scotland from 15th to 18th as they restructured and slimmed down in the wake of the financial crisis. The ranking is based on capital strength.

The Banker Top 1000 World Banks 2015 ranking WORLD Press: IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The world’s biggest banks continue to lose ground to Chinese rivals, according to The Banker’s latest ranking of Top 1000 banks.

Top 1000 World Banks – Struggling South Africa still out in front in Africa

The difficulties of the South African economy are reflected in its banks' performances in the 2015 Top 1000 ranking, but elsewhere there is good news for Togo's Ecobank and First Bank of Nigeria.

Top 1000 World Banks – A familiar tale as Asia takes lion's share of Tier 1 capital

Asia's position as the leading region by total Tier 1 capital and the number of banks present in the Top 1000 ranking remains unchanged, with Chinese lenders leading the charge.

Top 1000 World Banks – Competition in Central and South America hots up

Brazil maintains its dominance at the top of the Central and South American ranking, but a growth spurt at two Venezuelan lenders has pushed Mexican and Chilean lenders down the list. 

Top 1000 World Banks – No change at the top in North America

There is little change in the North American ranking, with the largest lenders continuing to bolster their capital positions and hold on to their positions in the region. 

Top 1000 World Banks 2015

Top 1000 World Banks 2015: A new global picture

Greece aside, European banks have sustained a recovery in their performance in the 2015 ranking. But the willingness of the largest European players to act as global banks is clearly declining and emerging market champions are not quite ready to assume the cross-border mantle just yet.

Top 1000 World Banks – Rouble devaluation causes CEE ranking shake-up

Russian banks still account for the top three positions in the central and eastern European ranking, but their positions have been weakened after a tough year for the country's economy.

Top 1000 World Banks – Tier 1 declines causes shake up in western Europe

HSBC remains western Europe's largest lender, but it is all change elsewhere in the ranking, as capital declines across numerous institutions causes movement among the largest lenders.

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