Top 1000 World Banks - Europe

Stefanie Linhardt, The Banker's Europe editor, talks to Brian Caplen about the Top 1000 ranking and what it means for western, central and eastern Europe. They discuss the pick up in profitability in western European banks as well as Russian banks' regional dominance in CEE.


    Top 1000 World Banks – Western Europe shows capital and recapitalisation trend

    June 30, 2014

    HSBC holds on to the top position in western Europe, while the aftermath of the eurozone crisis shapes much of the rest of the list.

    Top 1000 World Banks – Western European banks mount a comeback

    June 30, 2014

    Profits are up in the 2014 Top 1000 World Banks ranking, with much of the good news coming from the direction of western Europe. On a regional basis, however, Asia-Pacific still dominates.

    Top 1000 World Banks – Recapitalisations put Europe’s banks back in Top 1000

    June 30, 2014

    Europe's healthier banking landscape sees some of its banks return to the Top 1000 but it is Chinese banks that dominate the new arrivals table.

    Top 1000 World Banks – European lenders soar in highest movers table

    June 30, 2014

    Bank of Cyprus's astonishing 1888.23% increase in Tier 1 capital sees it top this year's highest movers table, with other European banks filling the top four spaces.

    Top 1000 World Banks – Eurozone begins to overcome poor asset quality

    June 30, 2014

    While bad loan ratios are still high in the peripheral eurozone, some banks have exited the list of worst losses. But there are some new casualties in emerging markets

    Top 1000 World Banks – CEE grows LTD ratio against global trend

    June 30, 2014

    Loan-to-deposit ratios among the global regions have generally fallen, though central and eastern Europe has risen from 107.61% to 112.79% in the 2014 Top 1000 World Bank rankings.

    Top 1000 World Banks – Sales bring changes in CEE but Russia still rules

    June 30, 2014

    Little has changed at the top of the central and eastern European ranking, where Russian lenders still dominate, but sales and takeovers have caused a reshuffle further down the ranking.

    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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