Top 1000 World Banks 2016 - Europe

    Top 1000 World Banks – Asset quality still proving a headache for Europe

    June 29, 2016

    As has been the case in most recent rankings, European lenders have continued to wrestle with asset quality issues.

    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 – 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 – 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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