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French banks’ pre-Covid soundness pays off

September 1, 2021

French banks went into the crisis well prepared, as their performance shows.

Solid fundamentals stand German banks in good stead

September 1, 2021

Hamburg Commercial Bank is Germany’s best-performer, leading a field that did well under tough conditions.

Banco de Bogotá takes Colombian performance prize

September 1, 2021

Banco de Bogotá outperformed its peers and has grown at a faster rate than the leader, Bancolombia.

Morgan Stanley leads as US banks feel profit squeeze

September 1, 2021

Morgan Stanley takes the lead, but on its heels are two more traditional lenders.

Russian banks’ performance reflects national resilience

September 1, 2021

Pre-Covid cost-cutting and digitisation programmes helped Russian banks put in an impressive performance in this year’s rankings

Toronto Dominion Bank heads Canada’s big six

September 1, 2021

Toronto Dominion Bank claims the top slot for best overall performance among Canada’s banks, while dominant lender RBC is the most profitable.

Kutxabank leads Spain’s banks towards recovery

September 1, 2021

Banks reacted smartly to Spain’s sharp contraction in growth last year — with the resulting numbers showing that they are nicely positioned for the future.

Inbursa outperforms Mexican rivals

September 1, 2021

Better profitability, efficiency and return on risk put Banco Inbursa ahead of its peers in 2020.

Pre-pandemic measures see Turkish banks through crisis

September 1, 2021

Turkiye Vakiflar Bankasi leads the Turkish banks, whose adaptability has seen them through a tough year in face of currency depreciation and rising inflation.

Investec UK crowned best-performer among largest UK banks

September 1, 2021

Well-capitalised UK banks not only weathered the Covid-19 pandemic, but also helped the government support other businesses during it. However, other challenges, such as Brexit, remain.

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