Top 1000 World Banks 2016 - Asia

    Top 1000 World Banks – Asia-Pacific and North America pull down loan to deposit ratio

    June 29, 2016

    The trend in falling loan-to-deposit ratios continued in the 2016 Top 1000 World Banks ranking, as the aggregate ratio dipped.

    Top 1000 World Banks – Asia-Pacific, western Europe and North America still own the global picture

    June 29, 2016

    Asia-Pacific, North America and western Europe continue to dominate the Top 1000 in terms of Tier 1 capital share and the number of banks. Elsewhere, the Middle East shows some growth, but Africa and central and eastern Europe are going backwards.

    Top 1000 World Banks – Russia survives rouble depreciation to retain CEE lead

    June 29, 2016

    Russian banks have suffered through the stormy financial conditions of the past two years, but its lenders remain the largest in the central and eastern Europe region. However, Romania, and Banca Transilvania in particular, provide the region's good news story.

    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.

    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.

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