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Beijing leads IFCs by banking measures

September 2, 2019

Beijing reigns supreme in the ranking of international financial centres by bank data, outstripping main rival New York by some way. Silvia Pavoni reports.

Asia leads investment banking fee growth over decade

September 2, 2019

In the past decade, banks in Asia have seen the most aggressive growth in investment banking fees, followed by those in the US. Meanwhile, Europe lags behind, as Kat Van Hoof reports.

US IFCs top education rankings

August 1, 2019

Rankings of IFCs by the number of business schools and Internal Baccalaureate establishments put Boston and Chicago at the top. 

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The Banker's Top 50 Caricom Banks ranking: hurricane aftermath hinders recovery

August 1, 2019

The devastation caused during the 2017 hurricane season has proved a lasting challenge for economies in the Caricom region, as The Banker's rankings show.

Wave of African bank consolidation reduces systemic risk

July 11, 2019

Bank consolidation in sub-Saharan Africa is in full swing. Large and stable banks are growing steadily as a result, while many small and inefficient banks are disappearing. 

Top 1000 World Banks - Profits divided

July 9, 2019
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In a year of haves and have-nots, Asian banks took the biggest beating, fronted by an overall pre-tax profit decline in both China and Japan.

London tops IFC list for green bond trading

July 2, 2019

London leads the way for the issuance of green bonds, trading $5.74bn in the first quarter of 2019, followed by Dublin and Luxembourg. Silvia Pavoni reports.

Top 1000 World Banks - The evolution of Chinese banks' assets and profits

July 1, 2019
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Assets at Chinese institutions may have grown enormously, but the US crushes China when it comes to pre-tax profit growth.

Top 1000 World Banks - China overtakes western Europe in soundness stakes

July 1, 2019

As western Europe drops from first place in the light of a lower capital adequacy ratio, China improved its soundness by the largest margin. 

Top 1000 World Banks - United National maintains stellar ROA performance

July 1, 2019

United National Corporation of the US tops the return on assets ranking. Regionally, Africa performs well, but Japan and China are stagnant.

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