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Top 1000 World Banks - JPMorgan takes trading crown from Goldman Sachs

July 3, 2017

After four years at the top of the trading income table, Goldman Sachs has been relegated to second place, as JPMorgan posts a 12% increase. Joy Macknight reports.

Top 1000 World Banks - Citizens Bank leads list of newcomers

July 3, 2017

Banks new to the Top 1000 hail from a greater variety of regions this year, with the US leading the pack. Meanwhile, Chinese and Russian banks lead the chase back into the rankings. James King reports.

Top 1000 World Banks - South Africans stay strong as Nigeria slumps in Africa

July 3, 2017

South Africa and Angola endure despite low commodity prices, but currency problems hit Nigeria. James King reports.

Top 1000 World Banks - Qatar National Bank takes lead in Middle East

July 3, 2017

Qatar National Bank claims the Middle East top spot, while lenders from Jordan and Lebanon also perform strongly. James King reports.

Top 1000 World Banks – Chinese banks go from strength to strength

June 29, 2016

Unprecedentedly, ICBC, China Construction Bank, Bank of China and Agricultural Bank of China are all in the top five banks by Tier 1 capital worldwide. But the good news does not end there for Chinese banks, with many putting in a strong performance further down the ranking.

Top 1000 World Banks – Western Europe's global standing diminishes again

June 29, 2016

A patchy economic performance in western Europe in 2015 saw its lenders slide further down the global rankings. HSBC is clinging on to its global top 10 position, however, while there is some good news for Greek and Italian lenders.

Top 1000 World Banks – Global capital assets ratio sees improvement

June 29, 2016

The global capital assets ratio average has improved on The Banker's 2015 ranking, with Bahrain's First Energy Bank leading the way.

Top 1000 World Banks – US banks’ move to Basel III drives rise in regional RWAs

June 29, 2016

Risk-weighted assets have jumped in North America as a result of the move among its banks to Basel III. Elsewhere, western Europe also saw an RWA-to-total assets ratio percentage rise.

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