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Saudi Arabian lenders make gains in the Top 1000

July 26, 2021

Gulf country's banks are the main regional gainers in this year’s ranking, as loan books continued to rise healthily.

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Allowances for loan losses surge in the US

July 20, 2021

The US saw a 106.1% year-on-year increase in money set aside in case of bad loans, according to the Top 1000 World Banks ranking.

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Latam banks grapple with Covid-19 fallout

July 19, 2021

Leading lenders in Brazil, Mexico and Colombia saw profits slump last year. 

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Profits take a hit at African banks

July 12, 2021

Eight out of the nine African countries represented within the Top 1000 World Banks ranking saw aggregate pre-tax profits decrease year on year.

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State of play: India’s banks in 2021

July 12, 2021

As they come through the pandemic, India’s large public sector banks are completing mergers with smaller banks, while both public and private sector banks are expanding their digital offerings.

Top 1000 World Banks - Australian banks hold tight to top spots in 2020

July 8, 2021

Australian banks have once again dominated in Asia-Pacific, taking the top four places in the regional ranking.

Top 1000 World Banks - African lenders on the rise across the continent

July 8, 2021

South African banks may have come top in 2020, but Egyptian lenders have once again been the big African growth stars.

Top 1000 World Banks - CEE banks outperform their western counterparts

July 8, 2021

Most of Europe's largest banks managed to improve on their Tier 1 capital positions in 2020.

Top 1000 World Banks - Brazilian banks solidify lead at the top

July 8, 2021

Latam's lenders entered 2020 in relatively good shape.

Top 1000 World Banks - Qatari giant QNB holds onto top spot

July 8, 2021

Qatar National Bank remains on top in the Middle East in 2020, but consolidation could mean challenges going forward.

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