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Top 1000 World Banks - Qatari giant QNB holds onto top spot

July 8, 2021

Qatar National Bank remains on top in the Middle East in 2020, but consolidation could mean challenges going forward.

China’s strong performance boosts number of Asia-Pacific banks in Top 1000

July 5, 2021

As capital levels at Chinese banks continue to grow significantly, banks from the Asia-Pacific region now make up 385 of the Top 1000 World Banks ranking in 2021.

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Asia-Pacific now accounts for more than half of global banking profits

June 29, 2021

China’s banks underpin Asia-Pacific’s profit growth, while North America’s and western Europe’s shares decline, according to the Top 1000 World Banks ranking.

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Pandemic exacerbates profit squeeze at European banks

June 28, 2021

Return on equity and return on capital continue to fall at leading European banks, according to the Top 1000 World Banks ranking.

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A different kind of crisis

June 28, 2021

The Banker’s Top 1000 World Banks ranking for 2021 shows a resilient industry that is better capitalised than before the global pandemic struck.

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Taiwan’s economy helps banks to strong results

June 18, 2021

Taiwan’s banks have performed well in the rankings, after the government’s fast response to the pandemic and a tech boom led to GDP growth. 

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