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Top 1000 World Banks - Russia's Otkritie highest mover after big turnaround

July 1, 2019

Russian bank Otkritie leads the highest movers table, a year after topping the biggest losses table. 

Top 1000 World Banks - FAB’s arrival turns Middle East table on its head

July 2, 2018

A bank formed by a mega-merger in 2017 has moved the Middle East’s centre of gravity to the UAE. James King reports. 

Top 1000 World Banks - Western Europe’s profitability returns as profits increase globally

July 2, 2018

Profitability is resurgent among western European landers, and there are strong showings from Asia-Pacific and North America. Stefanie Linhardt reports.

Top 1000 World Banks - Good news for western Europe as capital rebounds across board

July 2, 2018

Western European institutions have seen a distinct improvement on their poor 2017 figures, with most top banks increasing their capitalisation. HSBC remains local leader but has ceded a place on the global ranking. Stefanie Linhardt reports.

Top 1000 World Banks - All change at top as Australia again leads Asia-Pacific

July 2, 2018

Australian banks held on to the top Asia-Pacific rankings (excluding China and Japan) again, though Singapore’s DBS Bank moved up into the top five. Adrienne Klasa reports.

Top 1000 World Banks - Japan's megabanks steer a stable course at the top

July 2, 2018

Japan’s banking behemoths have retained their dominance in the country rankings, with leader Mitsubishi UFJ Finanical Group also jumping a place in the global rankings, as Adrienne Klasa reports.

Top 1000 World Banks - Russian banks' mixed fortunes influence CEE ranking

July 2, 2018

Russian banks dominate the central and eastern Europe rankings, taking the top places for Tier 1 capital, profitability and highest mover. However others experienced bailouts and nationalisations that pushed them down or out of the list, as Stefanie Linhardt reports.

Top 1000 World Banks - Brazil's big banks shake off domestic troubles

July 2, 2018

Brazil may have been hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons, but its banks are still thriving. Meanwhile, Argentina dominates the return on capital table. Silvia Pavoni reports.

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