Top 1000 World Banks 2017 - Americas video

The Banker's Brian Caplen and Silvia Pavoni discuss Brazilian banks' extraordinary performance in the Top 1000 World Banks ranking, led by Itau Unibanco, Latin America's other outliers and the growing dominance of JP Morgan in the North American market.

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    Top 1000 World Banks - Little change but capital improves in North America

    July 3, 2017

    US banks retain their top nine places in the North American regional rankings with little movement, although capitalisation has increased. Silvia Pavoni reports.

    Top 1000 World Banks - Brazil's banks weather twin storms to stay in front

    July 3, 2017

    The recession and corruption scandal that have engulfed Brazil have failed the knock its banks off course, as they continue to dominate the Latin America and Caribbean ranking. Silvia Pavoni reports.

    Top 1000 World Banks - US and Russia take highest mover honours

    July 3, 2017

    The US has knocked China off top slot in the highest movers league, despite having the same number of banks in the ranking as last year. Meanwhile, Russian banks have made an impressive return to the top 25, after several years’ absence. Joy Macknight reports.

    Top 1000 World Banks - Mexico retains ROA laurels while CEE improves

    July 3, 2017

    The return-on-assets ratio reveals how efficiently assets are being used to make a profit, and so is closely watched by bank management. This year’s winner is Mexico’s Banco Compartamos.

    Top 1000 World Banks - Citizens Bank leads list of newcomers

    July 3, 2017

    Banks new to the Top 1000 hail from a greater variety of regions this year, with the US leading the pack. Meanwhile, Chinese and Russian banks lead the chase back into the rankings. James King reports.

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