World's largest banks 2008: Top 25 by shareholder equity (free to access)

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This is a sample of the World's largest banks in 2008, with data from Moody's.

RankPro-forma RankingBankMoody's Ratings (as of October 2008)CountryFiscal periodShareholder equity ($m) Equity growth (%)Total assets ($m) Asset growth (%)Net income ($m) Income growth (%)RoE, period end (%)RoA, period end (%)Loans % DepositsTier 1 capital ratio (%)
11Bank Of America CorporationAaa/P-1/A-United States2007146,803 8.5%1,720,688 17.6%14,982 -29.1%10.2%0.9%112.7%6.9%
24HSBC Holdings PlcAa1/P-1/BUnited Kingdom2007128,160 11.5%2,354,266 26.5%20,455 21.2%16.0%0.9%91.3%9.3%
33JP Morgan Chase & Co.Aaa/P-1/B+United States2007123,221 6.4%1,562,147 15.6%15,365 6.4%12.5%1.0%75.0%8.4%
42Citigroup IncAa1/P-1/BUnited States2007113,598 -5.2%2,187,631 16.1%3,617 -83.2%3.2%0.2%104.3%7.1%
538Intesa Sanpaolo (a)Aa2/P-1/B-Italy2007107,533 348.9%842,429 119.0%10,661 215.9%9.9%1.3%167.7%6.5%
66Royal Bank Of Scotland Group Plc (The)Aa1/P-1/BUnited Kingdom2007105,700 34.3%3,787,554 122.1%14,879 22.6%14.1%0.4%122.5%7.3%
75Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group IncAa2/P-1/CJapan200788,362 7.8%157,699 -90.0%4,923 59.8%5.6%3.1%75.3%7.6%
814Unicredito Italiano SpaAa2/P-1/B-Italy200784,881 67.3%1,502,453 38.4%8,765 22.0%10.3%0.6%152.9%6.6%
911Banco Santander SAAa1/P-1/BSpain200784,637 36.4%1,342,404 22.1%14,170 30.3%16.7%1.1%152.5%7.7%
1010BNP ParibasAa1/P-1/BFrance200780,944 20.1%2,491,624 31.2%11,502 19.4%14.2%0.5%132.0%7.3%
119Wachovia CorporationAa1/P-1/B+United States200776,872 10.3%782,896 10.7%6,312 -19.0%8.2%0.8%107.8%7.4%
1212Industrial & Commercial Bank Of China (The) - ICBCA1/P-1/D-China200767,390 14.3%1,188,882 23.6%11,261 76.2%16.7%0.9%59.0%11.0%
1313Barclays PlcAa1/P-1/BUnited Kingdom200763,416 19.5%2,446,457 25.4%10,216 -0.7%16.1%0.4%118.0%7.5%
1430Fortis BankA1/P-1/C-Belgium200760,452 139.5%1,128,155 26.8%2,619 -58.0%4.3%0.2%144.3%9.5%
158Crédit AgricoleAa1/P-1/BFrance200759,834 32.2%2,079,556 25.1%5,947 -7.2%9.9%0.3%80.1%8.1%
1618China Construction Bank CorporationA1/P-1/D-China200757,636 36.3%903,353 29.4%9,466 59.5%16.4%1.0%61.3%10.4%
1716Deutsche Bank AGA1/P-1/B-Germany200756,563 28.1%2,970,839 42.2%9,573 19.4%16.9%0.3%41.0%8.6%
1817Bank Of China LimitedA1/P-1/D-China200748,185 9.2%820,254 20.2%8,493 37.4%17.6%1.0%64.8%10.7%
1915Wells Fargo & CompanyAaa/P-1/AUnited States200747,628 4.0%575,442 19.4%8,057 -4.3%16.9%1.4%111.0%7.6%
207ING Groep NV--/P-1/--Netherlands200746,919 31.7%1,461,802 23.9%5,277 6.6%11.2%0.4%73.5%7.4%
2126Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SAAa1/P-1/BSpain200746,503 37.9%738,470 36.0%9,433 51.0%20.3%1.3%145.3%6.8%
2225ABN Amro Holding NVAa2/P-1/B-Netherlands200745,156 32.2%1,507,533 15.8%14,668 132.7%32.5%1.0%73.8%12.4%
2323Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, IncAa2/P-1/CJapan200745,152 19.6%854,189 -5.8%3,738 -35.8%8.3%0.4%78.5%6.4%
2421Hbos Plc--/P-1/BUnited Kingdom200743,543 7.6%1,329,162 14.8%8,197 8.0%18.8%0.6%178.2%7.4%
2528Rabobank NederlandAaa/P-1/B+Netherlands200742,146 26.9%838,901 14.3%3,469 22.7%8.2%0.4%89.8%10.7%

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.