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Awards for excellence by Region

Headline: Awards for excellence by Region
Issue: July 2000

Citibank and HSBC battle it out to be the best pan-Asian bank. Morgan Stanley Dean Witter succeeds in M&A and HDFC Bank had a great year in India. Kathryn Hanes

Pacific Rim
Westpac leads in Australia. BTM is the biggest and the best in Japan. And Nomura Securities retains its powerful position. Graham Hands, Kathryn Hanes

Latin America
The Spanish banks have emerged as worthy contenders. Banco Galicia can mix it with the best. Lloyds TSB continues to expand in Guatemala. Brian Caplen, Michael Peterson

Standard Chartered Bank has modernized and developed. Zimbabwe banks are on the rack. Nedcor wins one fight and Deutsche shows its class. Chris Cockerill

Middle East
National Bank of Kuwait advances through technology. Samba gets ready for regional expansion. Lebanon's banks continue to struggle. Chris Cockerill

Central & eastern Europe
The Austrian powerhouses continue to make considerable investments in the region. Salomon Smith Barney is the most successful M&A house. Simon Brady, David Shirreff

Hansabank is the region's most successful bank.

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