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The biggest banks by assets

Here is the City has done a nice job of crunching some data to come up with a list of the biggest banks in the world by assets under management as at 31st October 2010.

  1. BNP Paribas $3.12 trillion in assets (+34.47%)*
  2. HSBC $2.74 trillion (+12.46%)
  3. Barclays $2.71 trillion (+37.03%)
  4. Royal Bank of Scotland $2.707 trillion (+56.44%)
  5. Bank of America $2.706 trillion (+54.06%)
  6. Deutsche Bank $2.69 trillion (-0.65%)
  7. Credit Agricole Group $2.66 trillion (N/A)
  8. Mitsubishi UFJ $2.65 trillion (+6.26%)
  9. JPMorgan $2.30 trillion (+38.13%)
  10. Citigroup $2.21 trillion (-12.75%)
  11. Mizuho Financial $1.99 trillion (-3.91%)
  12. Lloyds Banking Group $1.75 trillion (+191.18%)
  13. Banco Santander $1.70 trillion (+37.76%)
  14. Bank of China $1.63 trillion (+66.03%)
  15. Societe Generale $1.58 trillion (+1.01%)

Source – Bloomberg data

* percentage change in assets held since June 2007

Interesting list, and different to the Banker’s Top Bank list from June 2010, which uses Tier 1 Capital as the measure:

  1. Bank of America
  2. JP Morgan Chase
  3. Citigroup
  4. Royal Bank of Scotland
  5. HSBC


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