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The Top 50 Russian Banks 2019: bailouts shake the sector amid slowing growth

February 1, 2019

The Banker’s Top 50 Russian banks ranking shows the fallout of several big banking bailouts over the course of 2017. There are some signs of recovery, however.

Looming Brexit savages London’s status

February 1, 2019

London’s financial services industry has been badly hit by continued uncertainty over just how the UK will leave the EU. Silvia Pavoni reports.

Political stability could boost resurgent profits for DRC banks

January 31, 2019
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Signs of increasing political stability would be good news for the  economy  in the Democratic Republic of Congo and its banking sector, which has huge scope for growth. Kat Van Hoof reports.

German banks struggle to regain returns equilibrium

January 24, 2019
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Germany’s two biggest banks have struggled to regain their balance over the past few years. Talk of a tie-up between Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank is heating up again, though both lenders have a raft of issues to work through first. Kat Van Hoof reports.

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Top 500 Banking Brands 2019

January 22, 2019

Chinese banks, spearheaded by ICBC, continue to expand their brand power, steadily pushing the US and European banks out of the top spots. 

Italian job unfinished, but progress is being made

January 17, 2019
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Italy’s banks have done well to reduce exposure to NPLs in recent years, but there remains much work to be done. Katrien Van Hoof reports.

Top Canadian banks report strong results

January 2, 2019
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The Canadian banking sector experienced another good year, as worries over a housing market bubble subside. Joy Macknight reports.

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Top 300 Asia-Pacific Banks 2019: China holds strong while Indian reforms hits hard

January 2, 2019

China's banks affirm their strength in the The Banker’s Top 300 Asia-Pacific Banks ranking, while India is making moves in the wrong direction. Kimberley Long reports.

New York tops US IFCs across all rankings

January 2, 2019

New York beats all other US IFCs into first place, with the UK being both biggest recipient of projects and contributor of inward flows. Silvia Pavoni reports.

Mixed profitability results for Vietnam’s biggest lenders

December 18, 2018
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Vietnam’s banks have progressively built up their balance sheets, but profitability remains a challenge. Joy Macknight reports. 

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