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HSBC reclaims region’s top rank

September 5, 2005

The global giant clambers back up to number one and a different picture emerges as M&As filter through.

Brazil leads the LatAm pack

August 1, 2005

Brazilian banks continue to dominate the region, but Mexico is putting up a fight for places in the top 10.

The Top 50 Contenders

August 1, 2005

Which banks are likely to be seen in the Top 1000 ranking in 2006?

Top 50 central European banks

January 3, 2005

The low representation of banks from central Europe in the Top 50 fastest growing banks is perhaps a reflection of the relative maturity of the financial and economic systems in the majority of the region and the increasing competition for market share.

Russian banking remains buoyant

December 1, 2004

Despite turbulence in the banking system this summer, the overall forecast is good for the financial sector.

Rising fortunes for Africa’s banks

December 1, 2004

The Banker’s Top 100 ranking of African banks shows an upward trend in Tier 1 capital and assets and profits for the region.

Arab banks’ profits soar

November 4, 2004

Political troubles have had little impact on the region’s banking sector, judging by this year’s Top 100 ranking.

Asian banks on the rebound

October 4, 2004

The region’s top 200 banks have made a remarkable recovery, boosting aggregate Tier 1 capital by 16%.

No U-turn for China

October 4, 2004

Tim Clissold argues that the Chinese economy of a decade ago has been completely transformed and is now quite capable of rising to the challenge of excessive growth.

Crédit Agricole ends HSBC reign

September 2, 2004

The Banker’s Top 300 European Banks listing sees HSBC trumped and a new leader emerge.

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