Top 1000 World Banks 2018 Americas

The Banker's Silvia Pavoni and Brian Caplen discuss banking sector's data and outlook across the Americas, from JPMorgan's strong results in the US to the uncertain environment in which Brazilian giants operate and the less-known potential of the Peruvian market.

Top 1000 World Banks 2018: Top 25: Latin America and Caribbean( $M)

Regional  Rank World Rank Bank Country Tier 1 Capital
1 51 Itau Unibanco Holding Brazil 36,995
2 60 Banco do Brasil Brazil 28,770
3 69 Banco Bradesco Brazil 24,195
4 88 Caixa Economica Federal Brazil 17,942
5 214 Bancolombia Colombia 6,068
6 242 Banco de Chile Chile 5,048
7 251 Grupo Financiero Banorte Mexico 4,817
8 260 Banco BTG Pactual Brazil 4,463
9 262 Banco de Credito e Inversiones (BCI) Chile 4,434
10 265 Banco de la Nacion Argentina Argentina 4,365
11 296 Banco Inbursa Mexico 3,816
12 304 Banco de Bogota Colombia 3,658
13 305 Banco de Credito del Peru Peru 3,644
14 333 Banco Safra Brazil 3,210
15 375 Banco del Estado de Chile Chile 2,675
16 447 Banco General Panama 2,201
17 450 Banco Macro Argentina 2,188
18 475 Banco Davivienda Colombia 1,982
19 528 Banrisul Brazil 1,719
20 584 Banco de la Republica Uruguay 1,476
21 626 Interbank Peru 1,312
22 646 Banco de Galicia Argentina 1,260
23 648 Banco do Nordeste do Brasil Brazil 1,243
24 682 Banco del Bajio Mexico 1,131
25 706 BLADEX Panama 1,064

Top 1000 World Banks - Buoyant US banks strengthen grip in North America

July 2, 2018

A more lax regulatory environment has given a boost to large US lenders, with the 'Big Four' of JPMorgan, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and Citigroup all recording impressive performances in 2017. Silvia Pavoni reports.

Top 1000 World Banks - Battle of the US trading titans sees Goldman back on top

July 2, 2018

Goldman Sachs has topped the 2018 trading income table, with JPMorgan pipped into second place. Meanwhile, Brazilian banks have suffered a reversal in fortune. Joy Macknight reports.

Top 1000 World Banks - Brazil's big banks shake off domestic troubles

July 2, 2018

Brazil may have been hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons, but its banks are still thriving. Meanwhile, Argentina dominates the return on capital table. Silvia Pavoni reports.

Top 1000 World Banks - Latin America and the Caribbean records highest LTD ratio

July 2, 2018

Latin America and the Caribbean saw the biggest rise in loan-to-deposit ratios in 2017, while Asia-Pacific sported the lowest. Justin Pugsley reports.

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