Forbes just published their top 2000 companies list.
Here's the Top 10 Banks (double-click picture to see larger version):
Global Sales Profits Assets Market
Rank Name Country Sector ($bn) ($bn) ($bn) Valn ($bn)
For the last decade Citi and Bank of America were way up there too.
Now, BoA is 11th in sector and 38th overall (not bad) and Citi are 73rd in sector and 472nd overall (not good). Citi are just behind Royal Bank of Scotland (68th and 431st), and right next to Akbank (65th) and Garanti (70th) from Turkey .
Watch this space.
And if you were interested …
#1 General Electric
#2 Royal Dutch Shell
Oil be darned!
Biggest Software & Services / Technology Hardware & Equipment (why do they separate these?)
#1 IBM (28)
#2 HP (36)
#3 Microsoft (49)
#4 Cisco (69)
#5 Nokia (81)
#6 Sony (82)
#7 Panasonic (89)
#8 Apple (113)
#9 Canon (122)
#10 Oracle (128)
Number in brackets is position overall