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Top 1000 World Banks 2019

June 30, 2019

While the global banking system is safer a decade on from the height of the financial crisis, an uncertain economic environment points towards a slowdown as the figures from The Banker's Top 1000 World Banks ranking for 2019 show.

Top 1000 World Banks - Australian quartet keep top Asia-Pacific positions

June 30, 2019

Australian banks retain their positions at the top of the Asia-Pacific (excluding China and Japan) table, but Vietnam provides much of the region's good news. 

Top 1000 World Banks - Western Europe sees RWAs drop as global figure holds steady

June 30, 2019

While western Europe saw risk-weighted assets drop 6.3%, the overall picture for the Top 1000 was steady on 2018's results. Joy Macknight reports.

Top 1000 World Banks - Little change in North America as merger looms

June 30, 2019

There is no change in the top 10 of the North America ranking, though all eyes are on a merger between BB&T and SunTrust. 

Top 1000 World Banks - China Construction Bank clinches cost-to-income top spot

June 30, 2019

China Construction Bank displaces Shanghai Pudong Development Bank as the bank with the best cost-to-income ratio. 

Top 1000 World Banks - China overtakes western Europe in soundness stakes

June 30, 2019

As western Europe drops from first place in the light of a lower capital adequacy ratio, China improved its soundness by the largest margin. 

Top 1000 World Banks - United National maintains stellar ROA performance

June 30, 2019

United National Corporation of the US tops the return on assets ranking. Regionally, Africa performs well, but Japan and China are stagnant.

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

June 30, 2019

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

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