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Islami Bank Bangladesh is the Strongest Bank in Bangladesh for 2018
Date: Nov 07, 2018   |   Author: The Asian Banker | AB500
Islami Bank Bangladesh tops the annual ranking of Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet in Bangladesh in this year’s The Asian Banker Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet evaluation,
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KB Financial Group is the Strongest Bank in South Korea for 2018
Date: Nov 07, 2018   |   Author: The Asian Banker | AB500
KB Financial Group tops the annual ranking of Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet in South Korea in this year’s The Asian Banker Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet evaluation,
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Public Bank remains as the Strongest Bank in Malaysia for 2018
Date: Nov 07, 2018   |   Author: The Asian Banker | AB500
Public Bank continues to top the annual ranking of Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet in Malaysia in this year’s The Asian Banker Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet evaluation
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Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) ranks the 17th Strongest Bank in Asia Pacific for 2018
Date: Nov 07, 2018   |   Author: The Asian Banker | AB500
Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) ranks the 17th Strongest Bank in Asia Pacific in this year’s The Asian Banker Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet evaluation
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A look at Asia Pacific's 500 strongest banks in 2017
Date: Nov 03, 2017   |   Author: The Asian Banker | AB500
The Asian Banker annually releases its AB500 ranking and survey of Asia Pacific's strongest banks, an evaluation that is based on a belief that a strong bank demonstrates long-term profitability from its core businesses. Let us take a look at this year's 500 strongest bank in the region.
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Capital and liquidity improved in the Middle East
Date: Oct 18, 2017   |   Author: Wendy Weng | AB500
Although Middle Eastern banks experienced a contraction in profitability, their overall capitalisation and liquidity improved with the gradual adoption of Basel III regulations. In Africa, asset quality and capitalisation are the key concerns.
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Stronger balance sheets, weaker profits
Date: Oct 18, 2017   |   Author: Wendy Weng | AB500
Despite the strength of their balance sheets, Asia Pacific banks continue to face massive challenges in growing profits, a conundrum created by modern capital rules.
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An unrelenting lack of normality
Date: Oct 17, 2017   |   Author: Wendy Weng | AB500
The annual Asian Banker 500 largest banks ranking does not only measure and track the numerical changes in asset size but also the fundamental transformation of these institutions as they confront an unprecedented level of disruption on various fronts; regulation, technology, competition and customer.