Author: Andrea Fiano

Global Finance presents a list of those banks who have increased their rating the most since the 2011 World’s Safest Banks Ranking.


NEW YORK, March 1, 2012 – Bank stability is an ever-more pressing concern for the world’s corporations and investors. It is within this context that Global Finance announces the Safest Banks: Most Improved Ratings list.

Even in the face of tough market conditions some banks have actually improved their Safest Banks score by having their ratings upgraded since last autumn. With this in mind, Global Finance has a launched a list of the Most Improved Ratings —those banks who have increased their score in the Safest Banks ranking.

This exclusive survey will be published in the April issue of Global Finance .

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Most Improved Ratings
Name Score April Score October Score Change Country
Agricultural Development Bank of China 20 18.5 +1.5 China
Corpbanca 9.5 8 +1.5 Chile
Overseas-Chinese Banking Corp 23 22 +1 Singapore
United Overseas Bank 23 22 +1 Singapore
DZ Bank 20 19 +1 Germany

Banco de Crédito e Inversiones

15 14 +1 Chile
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank 13 12 +1 Australia
Banco do Brasil 6 5 +1 Brazil