Bank Rankings - Top Banks in the World

These bank rankings are compiled from balance sheet information included on Bankers Almanac available at 26 April 2016. The information available at this date is used to compile the full world and country rankings.

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World Ranking: 

Current
Rank

Previous
Rank

BANK

Assets 
US$m

+ or -
(local curr)

Capital
US$m

Balance
Sheet Date

1 1 Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Limited, China 3,320,865 +9.00% 62,506.00 31.12.14
2 2 China Construction Bank Corporation, China 2,697,968 +9.00% 40,284.00 31.12.14
3 3 Agricultural Bank of China Limited, China 2,573,902 +10.00% 58,770.00 31.12.14
4 5 Bank of China Limited, China 2,457,443 +10.00% 58,083.00 31.12.14
5 4 BNP Paribas SA, France 2,165,483 -4.00% 29,207.00 31.12.15
6 7 JPMorgan Chase Bank National Association, USA 1,914,658 -8.00% 1,785.00 31.12.15
7 8 Deutsche Bank AG, Germany 1,769,063 -5.00% 3,834.00 31.12.15
8 10 Japan Post Bank Co Ltd., Japan 1,734,936 +3.00% 29,168.00 31.03.15
9 11 China Development Bank Corporation, China 1,734,936 +26.00% 49,420.00 31.12.14
10 9 Crédit Agricole SA, France 1,660,652 -4.00% 8,598.00 31.12.15
11 6 Barclays Bank PLC, UK 1,650,475 -18.00% 6,191.00 31.12.15
12 15 Bank of America NA, USA 1,639,305 +4.00% 3,020.00 31.12.15
13 12 The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, UK 1,628,176 +2.00% 10,296.00 31.12.14
14 13 The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd, Japan 1,622,205 +7.00% 14,267.00 31.03.15
15 16 Wells Fargo Bank NA, USA 1,610,580 +5.00% 519.00 31.12.15
16 19 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Japan 1,479,752 +14.00% 14,759.00 31.03.15
17 17 Banco Santander SA, Spain 1,455,381 +6.00% 7,837.00 31.12.15
18 14 Société Générale, France 1,449,007 +2.00% 1,095.00 31.12.15
19 22 Mizuho Bank Ltd , Japan 1,342,655 +9.00% 11,701.00 31.03.15
20 20 Citibank NA, USA 1,299,801 -4.00% 2,851.00 31.12.15
21 18 BPCE, France 1,266,734 -5.00% 18,744.00 31.12.15
22 21 Lloyds Bank Plc, UK 1,205,281 -6.00% 54,682.00 31.12.15
23 23 HSBC Bank plc, UK 1,072,710 -9.00% 1,174.00 31.12.15
24 25 UniCredit SpA, Italy 1,021,313 +2.00% 24,082.00 31.12.14
25 26 Postal Savings Bank of China Co Ltd, China 1,014,844 +13.00 9,184.00 31.12.14
26 27 Bank of Communications Co Ltd, China 1,010,006 +5.00% 11,966.00 31.12.14
27 24 UBS AG, Switzerland 941,843 -11.00% 2,336.50 31.12.15
28 28 ING Bank NV, Netherlands 910,553 +1.00% 570.00 31.12.15
29 29 Credit Suisse AG, Switzerland 909,945 +6.00% 4,425.00 31.12.14
30 30 The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, Hong Kong 897,203 +1.00% 12,393.00 31.12.15
31 31 The Toronto-Dominion Bank, Canada 843,870 +15.00% 17,570.00 31.10.15
32 33 Royal Bank of Canada, Canada 820,821 +14% 15,032.00 31.10.15
33 35 The Norinchukin Bank, Japan 787,964 +14.00% 28,551.00

31.03.15

34 37 Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, France 779,212 +9.00% 8,777.00 31.12.14
35 38 Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA, Spain 764,508 +8.00% 3,658.00

31.12.14

36 39 China Merchants Bank Co Ltd, China 762,436 +18.00% 4,064.00 31.12.14
37 36 Intesa Sanpaolo SpA, Italy 734,603 +5.00% 9,482.00 31.12.15
38 32 Cooperatieve Rabobank UA, Netherlands 727,954 -2.00% 7,688.00 31.12.15
39 41 Natixis SA, France 714,280 +16.00% 6,032.00 31.12.14
40 42 Industrial Bank Co Ltd, China 710,000 +20.00% 5,158.00 31.12.14
41 34 Nordea Bank AB (publ), Sweden 702,430 -3.00% 4,398.00 31.12.15
42 43 Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co. Ltd., China 676,086 +14.00% 5,416.00 31.12.14
43 49 Commonweath Bank of Australia, Australia 671,933 +10.00% 21,247.00 30.06.15
44 38 National Australia Bank Ltd, Australia 668,523 +8.00% 21,933.00 30.09.15
45 50 China Citic Bank Corporation Ltd. (CNCB), China 666,884 +14.00% 7,539.00 31.12.14
46 42 The Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada 654,464 +6.00% 13,811.00 31.10.15
47 51 China Minsheng Banking Corporation Limited, China 646,956 +24.00% 5,503.00 31.12.14
48 40 Standard Chartered PLC, UK 640,483 -12.00% 1,639.00 31.12.15
49 50 Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited, Australia 622,918 +15.00% 19,857.00 30.09.15
50 52 Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau (KfW) 591,667 +5.00 3,992.00 31.12.14