Latest articles from Top 1000 World Banks

Nigeria’s lenders bounce back from challenges

July 4, 2022

Zenith Bank held off strong gains by Access Bank to retain its position as Nigeria’s top lender.

CommBank tops Asia-Pacific table

July 4, 2022

In the Asia-Pacific excluding China and Japan table, Australia has enjoyed another successful year, with South Korea also making a strong appearance. 

Standard Bank’s reign continues as African lenders catch a break

July 4, 2022

African lenders regained ground in 2022’s rankings, even as challenges mount in key markets.

China’s big four remain at top of ranking

July 4, 2022

There is little change at the top of the Top 1000 World Banks ranking, as Chinese megalenders keep a tight grip on the top four places.

Japan’s banks feel the strain, but MUFG remains on top

July 4, 2022

Japan’s banks have struggled during the past year, with declines in Tier 1 capital seeing them slide down the 2022 ranking.

Swedish lenders top highest movers

July 4, 2022

Swedish banks Nordax and Klarna top the highest movers list, which is still dominated by banks from the Americas and Asia-Pacific. 

United National steadfast in its ROA crown

July 4, 2022

For the second year in a row, US community bank United National tops the league tables for this profitability metric. 

RBC crowned best performer in solid year for Canada’s banks

July 4, 2022

Canada’s biggest bank has topped the table in profitability and overall performance.

Indonesia’s banks stage solid recovery

July 4, 2022

After a difficult year in the 2021 Top 1000 ranking, many Indonesian banks have improved their positions in 2022.

Mixed fortunes for European banks’ capital positions

July 4, 2022

It was a mixed picture for European banks’ capital positions in 2021, with almost every lender in the top 10 table for central and eastern Europe seeing a rise in their Tier 1 capital, yet the opposite was true for western Europe.

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