Top 1000 World Banks - Asia

Brian Caplen, editor of The Banker, talks to James King about the growth of the Asia-Pacific region's banking sector. They discuss the Bank of Japan's stimulus measures and their impact on southeast Asia, as well as the notable performance of Thailand's banks in this year's rankings.



Top 1000 World Banks – Asian banks show strength in numbers

June 30, 2014

The Asia-Pacific (excluding China and Japan) region is once again led by Australian institutions, although this year's rankings underscore the strength of the region as a whole, with a high number of new entrants in each category. 

Top 1000 World Banks – Japanese lenders endure a challenging year

June 30, 2014

Despite increasing profits, the performance of Japan's banks continues to suffer across most metrics. 

Top 1000 World Banks – Asia strengthens grip on global banking share

June 30, 2014

The global percentage of Tier 1 capital held by Asian banks has grown yet again in the 2014 Top 1000 World Banks ranking, largely at western Europe's expense.

Top 1000 World Banks – Emerging market banks perform strongly once again

June 30, 2014

As was the case in 2013 Top 1000 World Banks ranking, when it comes to returns on assets, African banks are the stellar performers.

Top 1000 World Banks – Market risk declining globally

June 30, 2014

Market risk-weighted assets decline as a proportion of total assets in this year's ranking, as banks reduce their trading desk activities to meet higher capital requirements.

Is Myanmar primed for a banking revolution

Is Myanmar primed for a banking revolution?

July 1, 2014

After decades of underperformance while under military rule, Myanmar is heading for a period of rapid growth, but much work still needs to be done to address the country’s infrastructure deficits, poverty and its underdeveloped banking sector.  

Effects of tapering loom over Asian CFOs

February 3, 2014

As the much discussed tapering of quantitative easing in the US becomes a reality, Jane Cooper finds this topic is weighing on the minds of Asia’s financial leaders, along with the increasing role of the renminbi. 

The Banker Top 1000 World Banks 2014 rankings - UK Press release: For immediate release

June 30, 2014

UK banks continue to fall in global ranking, as Chinese dominance increases

The Banker Top 1000 World Banks 2014 rankings - WORLD Press release: For immediate release

June 30, 2014

Record profits for global banking as China dominates list of top banks

Global banking profits have reached an all-time high, with China dominating the post financial crisis banking sector, according to The Banker’s Top 1000 World Banks ranking. 

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