Top 1000 World Banks 2016 - Americas

                                                                         

Top 1000 World Banks – China and US stay ahead in highest movers list

June 29, 2016

As was the case in the 2015 ranking, China and the US are producing the fastest growing banks in the world, with the US's LegacyTexas Group leading the way in first, ahead of Taiwan's KGI Bank and China's Bank of Tangshan.

Top 1000 World Banks – US banks’ move to Basel III drives rise in regional RWAs

June 29, 2016

Risk-weighted assets have jumped in North America as a result of the move among its banks to Basel III. Elsewhere, western Europe also saw an RWA-to-total assets ratio percentage rise.

Top 1000 World Banks – Brazilian banks take profitability hit

June 29, 2016

Brazilian lenders still monopolise the top of the Latin American and Caribbean table, while banks from Panama, Argentina, the Dominican Republic and Mexico benefit from instability in the Venezuelan economy.

Top 1000 World Banks – US banks challenge Latin Americans for best returns on assets

June 29, 2016

High returns on assets are often shown by emerging markets, but this was not always true in the 2016 Top 1000 World Banks Ranking, with the US showing strongly in this field.

Top 1000 World Banks – Asia-Pacific, western Europe and North America still own the global picture

June 29, 2016

Asia-Pacific, North America and western Europe continue to dominate the Top 1000 in terms of Tier 1 capital share and the number of banks. Elsewhere, the Middle East shows some growth, but Africa and central and eastern Europe are going backwards.

Top 1000 World Banks – New arrivals from the US soar

June 29, 2016

The dollar’s resilience has helped the US produce a large number of new arrivals in the 2016 Top 1000 World Banks ranking, while healthy numbers of European and Asian banks have returned to the list.

Top 1000 World Banks – US stays on top for trading and fee incomes

June 29, 2016

While US and Chinese banks continue to dominate the income tables, some of the more notable performances come from the UK (HSBC), Japan (Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group) and Russia (Sberbank).

Top 1000 World Banks – JPMorgan tops static North American table

June 29, 2016

Most of the big names held fast in North America, with JPMorgan still out in front and only a little movement further down the rankings.

Top 1000 World Banks – North America and western Europe close profits gap on Asia-Pacific

June 29, 2016

Its share of global return on capital may have fallen, but Asia-Pacific still leads in profits. On the rise are western Europe, North America and the Middle East, while Latin America and the caribbean, central and eastern Europe and Africa all recorded smaller shares.

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