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The Banker's Bank of the Year Awards 2016

December 8, 2016

Those banks which were able to articulate the strategy that drove their financial performance and how they overcame regulatory, competitive and economic ​hurdles were most like to impress the judges in this year's Bank of the Year awards. This year, we made awards in 149 countries. The global and regional winners are profiled here.

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Bank of the Year Awards 2016 – western Europe

December 8, 2016

The best banks in 2016 from western Europe.

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Bank of the Year Awards 2016 – central and eastern Europe

December 8, 2016

The best banks of the past 12 months from central and eastern Europe.

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Bank of the Year Awards 2016 – Asia-Pacific

December 8, 2016

The best banks of the past 12 months from the Asia-Pacific region.

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Bank of the Year Awards 2016 – Middle East

December 8, 2016

The cream of the crop for 2016 from the Middle East.

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Bank of the Year Awards 2016 – Africa

December 8, 2016

Africa's top lenders from 2016.

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Bank of the Year Awards 2016 – Americas

December 8, 2016

The leading banks over the past 12 months from the Americas.

Why Trump could be a blessing for China

November 28, 2016

China could benefit if the US makes good on its threat to pull out of Trans-Pacific Partnership by strengthening its standing in the Asia-Pacific region. But neighbours trading with the giant could risk ceding political power. 

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PWM/The Banker Private Banking Awards 2016

October 27, 2016

Fast-paced digitisation, leading to both enhanced customer experience and a more efficient business model, has taken over from investment-led innovation in the private banking world

Why Islamic finance is the ethical choice

October 24, 2016

The way ahead for the Islamic finance industry is to market itself as a sustainable banking option beyond the Muslim world.

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