Author: Joseph Giarraputo

Global Finance Names the World’s Top 10 Safest Commercial Banks 2013

World's Safest Banks 2013

New York, August 26, 2013 - Global Finance magazine has named the World’s Top 10 Safest Commercial Banks in an exclusive survey to be published in the October 2013 issue. Winners 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 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.

“Despite not enjoying government support, these banks are among the strongest and most secure institutions in the world,” notes Joseph Giarraputo, publisher of Global Finance .

Rank Group Name Country
1 Rabobank Netherlands
2 TD Bank Group Canada
3 DBS Bank Singapore
4 Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp Singapore
5 United Overseas Bank Singapore
6 Royal Bank of Canada Canada
7 National Australia Bank Australia
8 Commonwealth Bank of Australia Australia
9 Westpac Australia
10 ANZ Group Australia

Ratings current as of July 30, 2013