Top 25 Banks in Top 1000 World Banks by Tier 1 2020

If there is one positive to be found as banks, and economies across the board, enter a period of unprecedented turbulence, it is that years of post-global financial crisis reform have delivered a banking system that is safer, better capitalised and should be more resilient in the face of economic disruption. In the current circumstances, the regulatory requirements introduced in the wake of the 2007-08 crisis may prove their worth.


     
Rank Prev Rank Bank Name
1 1 ICBC
2 2 China Construction Bank
3 3 Agricultural Bank of China
4 4 Bank of China
5 5 JP Morgan Chase & Co
6 6 Bank of America
7 7 Wells Fargo & Co
8 8 Citigroup
9 9 HSBC Holdings
10 10 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
            Strength Size Soundness Profits Performance  
Rank Prev Rank Bank Name Year End Country City $m Tier 1 Capital Tier 1 Capital %ch $m Assets Assets rank Assets %ch Capital Assets Ratio Capital Assets Ratio prev Capital Assets Ratio rank $m Pre-tax profits Pre-tax profits %ch Return on Capital Return on Capital prev Return on Capital rank Return on assets Return on assets rank BIS capital ratio NPL Loan to Assets ratio RWA to TA ratio Cost/Income
1 1 ICBC 31-Dec-2019 China Beijing 380,189.27 12.64 4,307,501.57 1 6.52 8.83 8.35 420 56,049.93 3.1% 11.79 12.92 353 1.04 383 16.77 1.43 59.09 61.83 26.39
2 2 China Construction Bank 31-Dec-2019 China Beijing 316,121.89 9.97 3,638,950.07 2 7.34 8.69 8.48 437 46,723.46 3.86% 12.18 12.98 331 1.06 366 17.52 1.42 59.02 59.18 26.65
3 3 Agricultural Bank of China 31-Dec-2019 China Beijing 277,607.73 14.29 3,559,125.61 3 7.83 7.8 7.36 572 38,136.77 3.8% 10.97 12.18 416 0.86 484 16.13 1.4 55.67 62.24 32.63
4 4 Bank of China 31-Dec-2019 China Beijing 258,431.33 12.38 3,257,474.11 4 4.92 7.93 7.41 551 35,857.65 6.96% 11.18 12.22 402 0.89 463 15.59 1.37 63.36 62.03 32.14
5 5 JP Morgan Chase & Co 31-Dec-2019 US New York (NY) 214,432.00 2.55 2,687,379.00 7 2.47 7.98 7.97 542 44,538.00 9.19% 16.99 15.54 129 1.36 221 16 0.77 36.97 56.41 56.89
6 6 Bank of America 31-Dec-2019 US Charlotte (NC) 188,492.00 -0.29 2,434,079.00 8 3.36 7.74 8.03 582 32,755.00 -5.29% 14.55 14.89 201 1.13 334 14.81 0.62 42.26 61.36 59.75
7 7 Wells Fargo & Co 31-Dec-2019 US San Francisco (CA) 158,949.00 -5.31 1,927,555.00 14 1.67 8.25 8.85 503 24,198.00 -15.2% 12.61 13.63 305 1.04 385 15.75 1.43 50.99 64.63 69.66
8 8 Citigroup 31-Dec-2019 US New York (NY) 155,805.00 -1.47 1,951,158.00 13 1.76 7.99 8.25 540 23,870.00 1.85% 12.49 11.45 316 1 408 16.6 0.95 36.8 59.79 56.63
9 9 HSBC Holdings 31-Dec-2019 UK London 148,359.00 0.83 2,715,152.00 6 6.14 5.46 5.75 855 13,347.00 -32.9% 5.87 10.21 743 0.32 817 20.4 1.2 41.05 31.06 54.41
10 10 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 31-Mar-2020 Japan Tokyo 143,728.80 -2.05 3,096,332.83 5 10.38 4.64 5.23 924 7,630.57 -26.1% 3.9 5.84 860 0.18 898 15.87 0.99 32.42 34.21 68.74