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Top 1000 World Banks – A more positive picture for Japan's banks

June 29, 2016

Almost all the leading Japanese lenders have moved up the ranking thanks to strong growth in Tier 1 capital, while its three mega-banks continue to dominate the country ranking.

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Top 1000 World Banks 2016

June 29, 2016

The 2016 Top 1000 results are indicative of the challenging environment banks found themselves operating in during 2015. Even the Chinese banking industry’s meteoric growth shows signs of slowing down for the first time in a decade.

Top 1000 World Banks – JPMorgan tops static North American table

June 29, 2016

Most of the big names held fast in North America, with JPMorgan still out in front and only a little movement further down the rankings.

Top 1000 World Banks – Taiwan and India make their mark in Asia-Pacific

June 29, 2016

Australian banks maintain a firm grip on the top four places in the Asia-Pacific (excluding China and Japan) rankings, while new entrants from Taiwan and climbers from India make their mark.

Top 1000 World Banks – North America and western Europe close profits gap on Asia-Pacific

June 29, 2016

Its share of global return on capital may have fallen, but Asia-Pacific still leads in profits. On the rise are western Europe, North America and the Middle East, while Latin America and the caribbean, central and eastern Europe and Africa all recorded smaller shares.

Top 1000 World Banks – Chinese efficiency heads cost-to-income ratio ranking

June 29, 2016

The top 10 most efficient banks in the 2016 ranking are all from China, although Australia also made some impressive gains.

Top 1000 World Banks – Kenya bucks Africa’s downward trend

June 29, 2016

The depreciating rand and falling oil prices have caused trouble in Africa, with South African and Nigerian lenders slipping down the overall rankings, but Kenyan entrants still managed to show Tier 1 growth.

The Banker Top 1000 World Banks 2016 ranking UK Press: IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 29, 2015

UK BANKS FALL BEHIND INTERNATIONAL RIVALS WHILE CHINA DOMINATES

The Banker Top 1000 World Banks 2016 ranking WORLD Press: IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 29, 2015

Chinese and US banks dominate Top 10 World Ranking

Top 1000 World Banks 2011

Top 1000 World Banks 2011

June 30, 2011

Global banking profits are now approaching their 2007 pre-crisis peak according to this year's Top 1000 World Banks ranking, but the divergence between growing and stagnant markets is becoming increasingly stark. 

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