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A difficult year for Indonesia’s banks

September 1, 2021

Indonesia’s biggest banks have slipped down the Top 1000 ranking, though some have grown their Tier 1 capital. 

Japan’s banks hit growth plateau

September 1, 2021

Japan’s banks held on in a volatile environment but saw little capital growth. 

South Korea’s banks show solid capital growth

September 1, 2021

South Korea’s banks have had a good year for Tier 1 capital growth, which has helped several move up the Top 1000 ranking.

China steady through the Covid storm

September 1, 2021

China’s biggest banks dominate the global rankings once more, with strong increases in their Tier 1 capital. 

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Transaction Banking Awards 2021

September 1, 2021

This year’s awards illustrate how banks have moved quickly to meet the changing demands created by the pandemic. 

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China’s regional banks shake up performance ranking

August 3, 2021

China’s banking landscape remains dominated by the state-owned banks, although the regional institutions are leading the way. 

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Japan seeks to shake off cash

August 2, 2021

Japan’s digital payments vision has been slow to get off the ground.

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China’s capital markets enter next phase

June 29, 2021

The continued opening up of China’s capital markets comes with both risks and rewards for international investors. 

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Economic rethink needed to boost China’s growth

June 29, 2021

China needs to change more than its two-child policy if it is to revive its former stellar performance.

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China’s banks build for a new future

June 29, 2021

China’s banks have proved irrepressible during the pandemic because of their robust structure and the country's rapid response to the economic impact of Covid-19.

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