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Chinese banks continue to dominate Top 1000

July 12, 2022

Chinese banks now make up half the top 10 in the The Banker's Top 1000 World Banks ranking, though Asia-Pacific overall accounts for a smaller total of global profits than last year.

Global share of profits

Banks' Tier 1 capital continues to grow

July 5, 2022

The minimum Tier 1 capital of a bank within The Banker's Top 1000 ranking now stands at $556m, up from $547m last year.

Tier 1 capital

Progress stalls on breaking glass ceiling in UK finance

June 28, 2022

The percentage of women in senior management in the UK’s financial services industry has flatlined in 2021 among signatories to the Women in Finance Charter. 

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China’s rapid rise in the Top 1000

June 21, 2022

Charting the largest banking sectors’ appearances in The Banker’s Top 1000 ranking since 2001 illustrates the meteoric growth of the Chinese lenders.

Top 1000 number of banks

E-wallets overtake invoices in Germany, while PayPal remains strong in Italy

June 14, 2022

Online payment methods vary across Europe, with some countries increasingly opting for digital payments while others still preferring to use traditional methods, according to a report by Nexi.

Databank July

Commonwealth M&A reaches highest share of global deal-making since 2010

June 7, 2022

There has been a strong start to the year for M&A activity among Commonwealth states. 

Commonwealth M&A value
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The Banker's Top 30 Caribbean Banks 2022

June 1, 2022

As Caribbean economies recover from the worst effects of the global pandemic, the region’s banking sector has delivered strong growth in key metrics.


The Banker's Top 30 Asean Banks 2022

June 1, 2022

Bank Rakyat Indonesia’s strong showing across the best-performing categories have helped the bank top the overall table. Kimberley Long reports. 

US banks dominate employee retention rankings

May 27, 2022

Banks in the US are the best at retaining employees, according to recent analysis.

Median tenure

A strong start to year for European securitisation issuance

May 24, 2022

Total issuance in the first quarter was up 31.6% year-on-year.

Total issuance

Top 1000 2023

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