The Banker February 2016

The February edition features the Top 500 Banking Brands in 2016 which is part of an annual study carried out in partnership with Brand Finance. We note that Chinese bank brands are progressing in quality as well as quantity. As well as moving up the ranking by value, they are gaining in brand equity measures such as familiarity, satisfaction and recommendation.    

We also rank the top 100 Russian banks and explore the impact of Saudi Arabia's economic challenges on the Tadawul, the region's largest stock exchange:    


BNP Paribas ushers in digital CIB  

- Can the credit default swap market be saved?   

- Public-private partnerships reach a roadblock   

- Italian private banks get a makeover   

- Cyprus’s bumpy road to recovery   

- Africa’s debt markets go local   

- Africa’s mobile mania   

- Top 500 Banking Brands ranking 

- Top 100 Russian Banks ranking  


- China's regional financial crisis



A more positive picture for Greece and its banks



Benchmark rules stumble at last hurdle

Top 500 Banking Brands

Top 500 Banking Brands Video Review


Brian Caplen and Joy Macknight talk about the meteoric rise of the Chinese banking brands in this year's top 500 rankings.

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