The Best Banks in Latin America 2017

The Global Finance magazine published their 24th annual ranking of the World’s Best Banks by region and country back in May. The criteria for selecting these banks were many ranging from asset growth to customer service. From the news article announcing the winners: In this, our 24th annual survey, Global Finance has identified the best banks in …

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The World’s Safest Banks 2016

The Global Finance magazine published their 25th annual ranking of the World’s 50 Safest Banks earlier this month. The full list of the banks will be published in the November issue. From the press release: “The Safest Banks ranking for 2016 illustrates the impact of some the past year’s major political and economic shifts, with low oil prices in particular …

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Lafferty: The World’s 15 Highest Rated Banks

London-based Lafferty Group released a new ranking of global banks based on a variety of factors. This list has many surprises. Here is a brief description of the methodology used: Using quantitative and qualitative criteria and looking at areas such as strategy, culture, customer care, brand promise and financial performance, Lafferty Group uses the banks’ annual …

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The World’s Best Developed Markets Banks 2016

Every year Global Finance magazine publishes the list of world’s best banks. This years ranking was published recently. The full list of banks and additional details will be released in May. From the press release: Global Finance, founded in 1987, has a circulation of 50,050 and readers in 180 countries. Global Finance’s audience includes senior …

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America’s Top Ranked Banks In 2015

The Bank Director magazine published their annual Bank Performance Scorecard for 2015 in July.  The winners are selected based on the following criteria: Five key metrics are used to evaluate bank performance: core return on average equity (ROAE) and core return on average assets (ROAA), to measure profitability; the ratio of tangible common equity (TCE) to tangible …

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Bloomberg: The World’s Strongest Banks 2015

Bloomberg Markets recently published the list of the world’s strongest banks for 2015. Hong Kong-based Hang Seng Bank(HSNGY) topped the ranking for the second year in a row. The banks were selected based on many factors. From the article: To identify the world’s strongest banks, we used the Equity Screening (EQS) function on the Bloomberg Professional service …

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