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BancoPosta leads Italian banks impressive Top 1000 performance

June 18, 2021

By shoring up their capital levels before the pandemic, Italy’s banks weathered the worst of the economic slump.

United National regains its ROA crown

June 17, 2021

US community bank United National has improved its return on assets ratio to top the league table for this profitability metric.

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China continues its green revolution

July 3, 2020

China is one of the world’s worst polluters, but its green credentials are improving.

Top 1000 World Banks – NCB heads pack as Saudi banks hold firm

July 1, 2020

Saudi Arabia’s banks have held their ground for 2020’s Top 1000, despite slumping oil prices. John Everington reports.

Top 1000 World Banks – Zenith extends lead as Nigerian banks rise

July 1, 2020

Nigeria’s top five banks rose the latest ranking and Zenith Bank posted a 16% jump in Tier 1 capital.

Top 1000 World Banks – Standard Bank takes South African and regional laurels

July 1, 2020

Standard Bank came top in Africa as well as South Africa, but lost ground in the Top 1000 ranking.

Top 1000 World Banks – Bumper year for US banks joining ranking

July 1, 2020

Consolidation has propelled US community banks into the Top 1000 this year.

Top 1000 World Banks – JPMorgan leads US pack in slew of categories

July 1, 2020

JPMorgan took top place among US banks, while smaller lenders also performed strongly. 

Top 1000 World Banks – Kazakh bank outperforms on ROA

July 1, 2020

Jysan Bank of Kazakhstan pips last year’s winner, United National Corporation, to the post in the return on assets ranking. Joy Macknight reports.

Top 1000 World Banks – Duo dominate Colombia's showing

July 1, 2020

Colombia’s best-performing banks face testing times ahead. 

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