List of largest banks

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These are lists of the largest, banks in the world, as measured by total assets[1] and market capitalization.[2]

By total assets[edit]

Relbanks 2015 statistics on largest banks in the world by total assets:[1] Please note, that the accounting treatment affects the assets reported. For example, the United States uses GAAP (as opposed to IFRS), which only reports the net derivative position in most cases, leading to US banks having fewer derivative assets, than comparable non-US bank.[3]

Rank Bank name Total assets
(US$ billion)
1 +4 China Industrial and Commercial Bank of China 3,616.39
2 -1 China China Construction Bank Corporation 2,939.15
3 Steady China Agricultural Bank of China 2,816.60
4 +4 China Bank of China 2,629.31
5 -1 United Kingdom HSBC Holdings 2,571.71
6 -1 United States JPMorgan Chase & Co. 2,449.60
7 -1 France BNP Paribas 2,400.04
8 +1 Japan Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) 2,323.24
9 +3 United States Bank of America 2,149.03
10 Steady France Crédit Agricole Group 1,911.27
11 +1 Germany Deutsche Bank 1,901.37
12 -1 United Kingdom Barclays PLC 1,882.67
13 +1 United States Citigroup Inc 1,829.37
14 +2 United States Wells Fargo 1,720.62
15 Steady Japan Japan Post Bank 1,701.60
16 +3 China China Development Bank 1,613.20
17 Steady Japan Mizuho Financial Group 1,563.88
18 +5 Japan Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 1,526.98
19 Steady Switzerland UBS AG 1,525.76
20 -1 United KingdomRoyal Bank Of Scotland 1,517.66

Banks by country[edit]

Rank Country Number of banks in the top 50 by total assets (2015)[4]
 European Union 21
1  China 12
2  United States of America 6
3  France 5
3  United Kingdom 5
3  Japan 5
6  Australia 3
6  Canada 3
8  Germany 2
8  Spain 2
8   Switzerland 2
8  Italy 2
8  Netherlands 2
13  Sweden 1

By market capitalization[edit]

Relbanks 2015 statistics on largest banks in the world by market capitalization:[2]

Rank Bank name Market capitalization
(US$ billion)
1 +1 United States Wells Fargo & Co 263.60
2 Steady China Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 233.25
3 Steady United States JP Morgan Chase & Co 225.47
4 Steady China China Construction Bank Corporation 171.56
5 +2 United States Bank of America 163.10
6 -1 China Bank of China 162.11
7 Steady China Agricultural Bank of China 154.95
8 Steady United States Citigroup Inc 149.32
9 Steady United Kingdom HSBC Holdings 147.85
10 +2 Japan Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) 86.29
11 +1 Australia Commonwealth Bank of Australia 85.24
12 +3 United Kingdom Lloyds Banking Group 82.20
13 +1 Canada Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) 79.74
14 +2 United States Goldman Sachs Group 78.50
15 -4 Spain Banco Santander 75.61
16 +0 France BNP Paribas 73.70
17 Steady United States US Bancorp 72.22
18 Steady Canada Toronto-Dominion Bank 71.71
19 +3 Switzerland UBS AG 71.29
20 -1 China China Merchants Bank 68.71

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Top Banks in the World 2015". relbanks.com. 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "World's Largest Banks by market capitalization 2015". relbanks.com. 2015. 
  3. ^ "World's 100 Biggest Banks: China's ICBC #1". Forbes. February 12, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Top Banks in the World 2015". relbanks.com. 2015.