Bank atlas: The world's largest banks 2008, with data from Moody's
An atlas of banks country-by-country (approx. 1000 banks, split by region) and a list of the top 250 global financial groups by assets.
An atlas of banks country-by-country (approx. 1000 banks, split by region) and a list of the top 250 global financial groups by assets. The lists includes banks as well as Building Societies. Both lists provide the bank name, the country, the rating information if available and 10 common ratios based on 2-year public information. The 2008 bank atlas utilises the most recent data available and the date refers to the published date rather than to the date of the data. Please see associated methodologies.
Please note: This atlas is online-only feature and is not published in the print edition of Euromoney magazine.
Recessionary headwinds impair credit outlook for US banks; banks in Canada and Latin America are so far relatively unscathed, by Jeanne Del Casino, senior credit officer – Latin American banks, Moody's Investors Service.
For premium subscribers only: Full results of the 2008 Americas Bank atlas
Banking markets across the EMEA region have all been affected by the ongoing credit market crisis over the last year. The environment is likely to remain very challenging for some considerable time, and the outlook for the region’s banking systems is generally negative. The extent and nature of this however differs significantly across economies and markets, and even within markets. In these conditions it is particularly important to accurately assess the credit risk of given markets and individual banks within those markets, and correctly identify where the risks lie and to assess their severity. By Henry MacNevin, SVP, Senior analyst – EMEA banking group, Moody's.
For premium subscribers only: Full results of the 2008 EMEA Bank atlas poll
As the global economic recession intensifies, banks in Asia are well-positioned to weather increasingly negative credit trends. By Richard Lung, Vice president and senior analyst at Moody’s.
For premium subscribers only: Full results of the 2008 Asian bank atlas
For premium subscribers only: World's largest banks: Global and regional data
2008 Global ranking by Shareholder equity ($m)
|1||Bank Of America Corporation||146803 ($m)|
|2||HSBC Holdings Plc||128160 ($m)|
|3||JP Morgan Chase & Co.||123221 ($m)|
|4||Citigroup Inc||113598 ($m)|
|5||Intesa Sanpaolo (a)||107533 ($m)|
|6||Royal Bank Of Scotland Group Plc||105700 ($m)|
|7||Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group Inc||88362 ($m)|
|8||Unicredito Italiano Spa||84881 ($m)|
|9||Banco Santander SA (Spain)||84637 ($m)|
|10||BNP Paribas||80944 ($m)|
The top 250 banks are scored and ranked. The above are the top ten published in the 2008 atlas, ranked by shareholder equity.
World's largest banks - Global bank rankings: Top 250 by shareholder equity
This is a sample of the World's largest banks in 2008, with data from Moody's.
Subscribers may interrogate the Full Results and drill down the results of the rankings. Banks are ranked by:
Shareholder equity ($m) - World's largest bank by shareholder equity
Total assets ($m) - World's largest bank by assets
Net income ($m)- World's largest bank by net income
RoE, period end (%)- World's largest bank by RoE
RoA, period end (%)- World's largest bank by RoA
Loans as a percent of deposits - World's largest bank by loans as a percent of deposits
Tier 1 capital ratio - World's largest bank by tier 1 capital ratio
Plus breakdowns by regions:
Africa, Australasia, Caribbean, Central and eastern Europe, Central Asia, Latin America, Middle East, Nordic and Baltic, North America, Northern Asia, South-East Asia, Southern Asia, Western Europe.
You can display global or regional results.