Top 1000 World Banks 2018 Europe

European banks have significantly improved their performance in this year's The Banker Top 1000 ranking, after a weak previous year. Europe editor Stefanie Linhardt and editor Brian Caplen discuss the results.

Top 1000 World Banks - Good news for western Europe as capital rebounds across board

July 2, 2018

Western European institutions have seen a distinct improvement on their poor 2017 figures, with most top banks increasing their capitalisation. HSBC remains local leader but has ceded a place on the global ranking. Stefanie Linhardt reports.

Top 1000 World Banks - Russian banks' mixed fortunes influence CEE ranking

July 2, 2018

Russian banks dominate the central and eastern Europe rankings, taking the top places for Tier 1 capital, profitability and highest mover. However others experienced bailouts and nationalisations that pushed them down or out of the list, as Stefanie Linhardt reports.

Top 1000 World Banks - Western Europe bounces back as global soundness continues to improve

July 2, 2018

As global soundness measures show improvements across the globe, western Europe's return to health is particularly notable, as Joy Macknight reports.

Top 1000 World Banks - Western Europe’s profitability returns as profits increase globally

July 2, 2018

Profitability is resurgent among western European landers, and there are strong showings from Asia-Pacific and North America. Stefanie Linhardt reports.

Top 1000 World Banks - India and eurozone lenders take unwanted crowns for NPLs and CAR

July 2, 2018

Eurozone and Indian banks top the highest non-performing loan to total loan ratios due to a combination of legacy issues and actions by regulators. Justin Pugsley reports.

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