Author: Dan Keeler, Joseph Giarraputo

Global Finance names the 2010 World’s Best Emerging Market Banks in Asia


NEW YORK, March 23, 2010 — Global Finance magazine ( has named the "Best Emerging Market Banks in Asia" in an exclusive survey to be published in the May 2010 issue. Global Finance editors—with input from industry analysts, corporate executives and banking consultants—selected the best emerging market bank in the region and in 20 countries. Criteria for choosing the winners included growth in assets, profitability, strategic relationships, customer service, competitive pricing, and innovative products.


This is the seventeenth year that the magazine has selected top banking performers in emerging markets. The report covers best banks in Asia, the Middle East and Africa, Latin America, and Central and Eastern Europe. "We remain in an unusually challenging environment for banks and their customers," says Joseph Giarraputo, publisher of Global Finance. "More than ever, customers are demanding superior competence from their banking partners. These are the banks best providing that competence."


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Global Finance announces the "2010 Best Emerging Market Banks"

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Regional Winner: HSBC


HSBC Bank Armenia


International Bank of Azerbaijan


AB Bank




Bank of Georgia




PT Bank Central Asia


Halyk Bank
Kyrgyz Republic AsiaUniversalBank
Macau ICBC Macau
Malaysia Public Bank Berhad
Mongolia Khan Bank
Pakistan Habib Bank
Philippines Banco de Oro
South Korea Shinhan Bank
Sri Lanka Commerical Bank of Ceylon
Taiwan Chinatrust Commercial Bank
Thailand Siam Commerical Bank
Uzbekistan Credit-Standard Bank
Vietnam Asia Commercial Bank