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Hungary’s top five banks

February 6, 2018
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Rating upgrades and record profitability in Hungary has kindled optimism for 2018. Danielle Myles reports.

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The Top 50 Russian Banks 2018: a diminishing force?

February 1, 2018

Financial difficulties at some of Russia’s largest institutions and a contracting banking sector have led The Banker to shorten its ranking of the country's banks from 100 to 50. However, there have been some positive developments, such as an increase in capitalisation. Stefanie Linhardt reports.

BRICs buck the branch demise trend

February 1, 2018

While customers in the West lament the closure of their high street branches, emerging markets continue to see new openings despite the digital revolution. Danielle Myles analyses the data.

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The Banker's Top 500 Banking Brands 2018

February 1, 2018

A decade on from the global financial crisis, the world’s top banking brands are thriving, led by impressive results in China. Joy Macknight reports.

New York and London trail Silicon Valley as fintech hubs

February 1, 2018

Silicon Valley is the global leader in fintech, but is far behind Shanghai in technology adoption. Silvia Pavoni reports.

Banks track Egypt’s growth story

January 30, 2018
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Profits at Egypt’s biggest four lenders are on an upward trajectory, and economic forecasts suggest a healthy 2018. Danielle Myles reports.

Taiwan’s homegrown banking leaders

January 23, 2018
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Taiwan is expected to experience a recruitment surge in the coming months, with its banks playing a notable role. The Banker data reveals some of the notable candidates.

Morgan Stanley tops ECM rankings

January 16, 2018
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Equity capital markets saw a bumper year in 2017. Annual league tables reveal issuers’ preferred bookrunners.   

Property crash fears tempered by developed country banks' strength

January 2, 2018

Soaring house prices in Sweden, Canada, New Zealand and Australia have sparked warnings about the next real estate crash. Luckily, they have among the world’s most robust banking systems. Danielle Myles analyses the data.

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Top 300 Asia-Pacific Banks ranking: China dominates, India and Indonesia show growth

January 2, 2018

China’s lenders have the largest slice of the Top 300 Asia-Pacific Banks ranking, while privately owned Indian banks and south-east Asian lenders show impressive Tier 1 capital growth and profitability. Stefania Palma reports.

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