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Global Finance Names The World's Top 50 Safest Banks 2014

Global Finance Names The World's Top 50 Safest Banks 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 — Global Finance announced its 23rd Ranking of the World’s 50 Safest Banks during an online press conference at GFMag.com earlier today. The full list of the 2014 safest banks appears on the following page and will be published in the November issue.

Once again the safest banks in the world have explicit guarantees from AAA- rated governments, and European banks continue to dominate the top spots— holding the entire top 10. Banks from Singapore remain the strongest in Asia— holding three spots in the top 15, as are those from Chile in Latin America. Development banks represent a large contingent of the Top 50. TD Bank Group of Canada is the highest-ranked commercial bank, in 11th place.

Global Finance Names The Safest Emerging Markets Banks In Sub-Saharan Africa 2014

Global Finance Names The Safest Emerging Markets Banks In Sub-Saharan Africa 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 — Global Finance magazine has named the Safest Emerging Markets Banks in Sub-Saharan Africa in an exclusive survey to be published in the November 2014 issue.

In addition to the Safest Emerging Markets Banks By Region, the report includes the following rankings: World’s 50 Safest Banks, World’s Safest Banks By Region, World’s Top 50 Safest Commercial Bank, Top 50 Safest Banks In Emerging Markets, Safest Islamic Financial Institutions In The GCC, World’s 50 Biggest Banks and the Biggest Emerging Markets Banks.

Global Finance Names The Safest Banks In Western Europe 2014

Global Finance Names The Safest Banks In Western Europe 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 — Global Finance magazine has named the Safest Banks in Western Europe in an exclusive survey to be published in the Noveber 2014 issue. Banks were selected through an evaluation of long-term credit ratings—from Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch—and total assets of the 500 largest banks worldwide.

German banks performed well this year, with four making the list, including the top spot and three of the top four positions.

Global Finance Names The Safest Banks In Asia 2014

Global Finance Names The Safest Banks In Asia 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 — Global Finance magazine has named the Safest Banks in Asia in an exclusive survey to be published in the November 2014 issue. Banks were selected through an evaluation of long-term credit ratings—from Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch—and total assets of the 500 largest banks worldwide.

Singaporean banks dominate the list once again this year, taking the top three positions.

Global Finance Names The Safest Banks In The Middle East & Africa 2014

Global Finance Names The Safest Banks In The Middle East & Africa 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 — Global Finance magazine has named the Safest Banks in the Middle East & Africa in an exclusive survey to be published in the November 2014 issue. Banks were selected through an evaluation of long-term credit ratings—from Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch—and total assets of the 500 largest banks worldwide.

National Bank of Abu Dhabi and National Bank of Kuwait lead the rankings in the Middle East and Africa, and Saudi banks performed very well, taking six of the top ten positions.

Global Finance Names The Safest Emerging Markets Banks In The Middle East 2014

Global Finance Names The Safest Emerging Markets Banks In The Middle East 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 — Global Finance magazine has named the Safest Emerging Markets Banks in the Middle East in an exclusive survey to be published in the November 2014 issue.

In addition to the Safest Emerging Markets Banks By Region, the report includes the following rankings: World’s 50 Safest Banks, World’s Safest Banks By Region, World’s Top 50 Safest Commercial Bank, Top 50 Safest Banks In Emerging Markets, Safest Islamic Financial Institutions In The GCC, World’s 50 Biggest Banks and the Biggest Emerging Markets Banks.

Global Finance Names The Safest Emerging Markets Banks In Asia 2014

Global Finance Names The Safest Emerging Markets Banks In Asia 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 — Global Finance magazine has named the Safest Emerging Markets Banks in Asia in an exclusive survey to be published in the November 2014 issue.

In addition to the Safest Emerging Markets Banks By Region, the report includes the following rankings: World’s 50 Safest Banks, World’s Safest Banks By Region, World’s Top 50 Safest Commercial Bank, Top 50 Safest Banks In Emerging Markets, Safest Islamic Financial Institutions In The GCC, World’s 50 Biggest Banks and the Biggest Emerging Markets Banks.

Global Finance Names The Safest Banks In Latin America 2014

Global Finance Names The Safest Banks In Latin America 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 — Global Finance magazine has named the Safest Banks in Latin America in an exclusive survey to be published in the November 2014 issue. Banks were selected through an evaluation of long-term credit ratings—from Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch—and total assets of the 500 largest banks worldwide.

Chilean banks dominate this list once again this year, taking the top four positions.

Global Finance Names The Safest Banks In North America 2014

Global Finance Names The Safest Banks In North America 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 — Global Finance magazine has named the Safest Banks in North America in an exclusive survey to be published in the November 2014 issue. Banks were selected through an evaluation of long-term credit ratings—from Moody’s, ...

Global Finance Names Safest Banks 2014 By Country

Global Finance Names Safest Banks 2014 By Country

NEW YORK, September 9, 2014 — Global Finance has named the Safest Banks in more than 100 countries around the world as part of an exclusive survey to be published in the November 2014 issue.

In addition to the Safest Banks By Country, the report includes the following rankings: World’s 50 Safest Banks, World’s Safest Banks By Region, World’s Top 50 Safest Commercial Bank, Top 50 Safest Banks In Emerging Markets, Safest Emerging Markets Banks by Region, Safest Islamic Financial Institutions In The GCC, World’s 50 Biggest Banks and the Biggest Emerging Markets Banks.

Global Finance Names The Safest Islamic Financial Institutions In The GCC 2014

Global Finance Names The Safest Islamic Financial Institutions In The GCC 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 — Global Finance magazine has announced its first-ever ranking of the Safest Islamic Financial Institutions in the Gulf Cooperation Council as part of an exclusive survey to be published in the November 2014 issue. Banks were selected through an evaluation of long- term credit ratings—from Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch—and total assets of the 500 largest banks worldwide.

The full report evaluates the safest banks globally, as well as by region in Western Europe, Central & Eastern Europe, Asia, the Middle East & Africa, North America, Latin America and Australasia. It will be published in the November issue of Global Finance.

Global Finance Names The World's Top 50 Safest Commercial Banks 2014

Global Finance Names The World's Top 50 Safest Commercial Banks 2014

NEW YORK, September 9, 2014 — Global Finance has named the World’s Top 50 Safest Commercial Banks in an exclusive survey to be published in the November 2014 issue.

The full World’s Safest Banks report evaluates the safest banks in Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, the Middle East, North America, Latin America and Australasia.

Global Finance Names The Safest Banks In Australasia 2014

Global Finance Names The Safest Banks In Australasia 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 — Global Finance magazine has named the Safest Banks in Australasia in an exclusive survey to be published in the November 2014 issue. Banks were selected through an evaluation of long-term credit ratings—from Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch—and total assets of the 500 largest banks worldwide.

Australian banks dominate the region in terms of credit quality and asset size.

Global Finance Names The 50 Safest Banks In Emerging Markets 2014

Global Finance Names The 50 Safest Banks In Emerging Markets 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 — With geopolitical risk and volatility increasing in a number of emerging markets-and no end in sight to the conflicts that are now tearing apart their respective countries, banks in these markets face uncertain conditions for the foreseeable future. For multinational corporates, it is critical to understand what the risk is and how banks are shoring up their operations to protect against market volatility.

It is against this backdrop that Global Finance announces it’s annual ranking of the Safest Banks in Emerging Markets. Global Finance’s Safest Banks rankings have been the recognized and trusted standard of financial counterparty safety for 23 years.

Global Finance Grades The World’s Top Central Bankers 2014

Global Finance Grades The World’s Top Central Bankers 2014

NEW YORK, September 5, 2014 — Global Finance magazine has named the heads of the central banks of India, Israel, Malaysia, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland and Taiwan as the World’s Best Central Bankers over the past year, in recognition of their achievement of an “A” grade on Global Finance’s Central Banker Report Cards. In addition, the central bankers of Chile, Colombia and the European Union earned “A-” grades.

Global Finance Names The World’s Best Global Banks 2014

Global Finance Names The World’s Best Global Banks 2014

The annual listing includes the best bank worldwide for corporate, consumer and private banking, emerging markets, frontier markets, Islamic finance, asset management, global custody, investment banking, cash management, trade finance, foreign exchange, sub-custody and supply chain finance.