Global Finance selects the winners in a specialized area of finance that is critical to global investing.

Regional Winners
Asia
HSBC
Australasia
Westpac Banking
Caribbean
Bank of Bermuda (HSBC)
Central And Eastern Europe RZB
Latin America Citigroup
Middle East
HSBC
Southern Africa
Standard Bank
Western Europe
BNP Paribas

Country Winners
Argentina
HSBC
Austria
Bank Austria Creditanstalt
Brazil
Citigroup
Canada RBC
Chile Citigroup
China HSBC
Czech Republic Ceskoslovenska Obchodni Banka
France BNP Paribas
Germany Deutsche Bank
Greece National Bank of Greece
Hong Kong HSBC
India HSBC
Indonesia HSBC
Israel Bank Hapoalim
Italy Banca Intesa
Japan Sumitomo Mitsui Banking
Malaysia Hsbc Bank Malaysia
Mexico Banamex
Netherlands BNP Paribas
Peru
Citigroup
Philippines HSBC
Poland
Bank BPH
Portugal
Banco Espirito Santo
Russia ING Bank
Singapore United Overseas Bank
South Korea HSBC
Spain Central Hispano
Sweden Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken
Switzerland Credit Suisse
Taiwan HSBC
Thailand HSBC
Turkey GarantiBank
United Arab Emirates HSBC
United Kingdom HSBC
United States Bank of New York