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Top 1000 World Banks - Slowing growth in China cannot prevent banks' global dominance

July 1, 2019

China’s big four state banks take the top four spots in the Top 1000 again, with their Tier 1 capital growing between 2.46% and 11.37% on last year's results. 

Top 1000 World Banks - Mitsubishi UFJ top again as Japan’s banks report losses

July 1, 2019

While last year's line-up of Japan's banks looks familiar, the underlying numbers tell a less cheerful story. 

Top 1000 World Banks - Australian quartet keep top Asia-Pacific positions

July 1, 2019

Australian banks retain their positions at the top of the Asia-Pacific (excluding China and Japan) table, but Vietnam provides much of the region's good news. 

Top 1000 World Banks - Little change in North America as merger looms

July 1, 2019

There is no change in the top 10 of the North America ranking, though all eyes are on a merger between BB&T and SunTrust. 

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Botswana investment minister hopes pan-African trade dream can become a reality

June 3, 2019

Botswana’s minister of investment, trade and industry, Bogolo Joy Kenewendo, talks to Adrienne Klasa about the country’s plans.

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Global trade wars fail to shake Taiwan's optimism

June 3, 2019

Shrugging off concerns over worsening China-US relations, Taiwanese lenders are making calculated investments in their south-east Asian neighbours. 

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Bank of Portugal governor seeks productivity increase

June 3, 2019

The governor of Portugal’s central bank talks to Peter Wise about the how country’s economy is making up for lost time.

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DRC makes slow progress in path to financial inclusion

June 3, 2019

Financial inclusion figures are slowly improving in the DRC, but optimism prevails with regards to making faster progress.

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Qatar's banks rise above the blockade

June 3, 2019

Qatar's economy has continued to perform well during an economic blockade, and its banks have followed suit.

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Optimism abounds as Qatar enjoys splendid isolation

June 3, 2019

Economically blockaded by many of its neighbours, Qatar has continued to enjoy stable economic growth thanks to a series of reforms and a renewed spirit of self-reliance. 

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