Top 1000 World Banks - Africa

Paul Wallace, The Banker's Africa editor, talks to Brian Caplen about the main trends among African banks in this year's Top 1000. They discuss why South African lenders slipped down the rankings and what the future is for Nigerian banks.

 

 

Top 1000 World Banks – Africa’s biggest banks endure a tough year

June 30, 2014

South Africa's lenders, for so long the shining light in Africa's representation in The Banker's Top 1000 rankings, retain the top spots in the regional list but mostly with falls in their Tier 1 capital. The good news, however, comes from the direction of Morocco's financial institutions.

Top 1000 World Banks – Emerging market banks perform strongly once again

June 30, 2014

As was the case in 2013 Top 1000 World Banks ranking, when it comes to returns on assets, African banks are the stellar performers.

Top 1000 World Banks – Market risk declining globally

June 30, 2014

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.

Gill Marcus

South African CBG toes a fine line

May 23, 2014

South Africa’s central bank governor Gill Marcus faces the tricky task of curbing inflationary pressures while trying not to damage the country’s weak economy. Whether or not she succeeds will depend to a large extent on factors outside her control.

Nigerian banks shrug off regulatory headaches

April 1, 2014

Nigeria’s banks may be suffering the impact of regulatory changes and monetary tightening, but the country’s robust growth and economic reforms are taking away the sting.

The Banker Top 1000 World Banks 2014 rankings - UK Press release: For immediate release

June 30, 2014

UK banks continue to fall in global ranking, as Chinese dominance increases

The Banker Top 1000 World Banks 2014 rankings - WORLD Press release: For immediate release

June 30, 2014

Record profits for global banking as China dominates list of top banks

Global banking profits have reached an all-time high, with China dominating the post financial crisis banking sector, according to The Banker’s Top 1000 World Banks ranking. 

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