Bank Rankings – Top Banks in the World


These bank rankings are compiled from balance sheet information included on Bankers Almanac available on 4th February 2019.

The information available on this date is used to compile the full world and country rankings.

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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 3,980,202.00 +8.00% 66,489.00 31.12.17
2 2 China Construction Bank Corporation 3,375,604.00 +6.00% 50,296.00 31.12.17
3 3 Agricultural Bank of China Limited 3,212,197.00 +8.00% 49,555.00 31.12.17
4 4 Bank of China Limited 2,970,221.00 +7.00% 44,916.00 31.12.17
5 5 China Development Bank 2,434,883.00 +11.00% 64,271.00 31.12.17
6 6 BNP Paribas SA 2,329,197.00 -6.00% 32,142.00 31.12.17
7 7 JPMorgan Chase Bank National Association 2,140,778.00 +3.00% 1,785.00 31.12.17
8 8 JAPAN POST BANK Co Ltd 1,976,798.00 +1.00% 32,848.00 31.3.18
9 9 Crédit Agricole SA 1,842,066.00 +2.00% 10,145.00 31.12.17
10 10 MUFG Bank Ltd. 1,827,183.00 +2.00% 15,319.00 31.3.17
11 11 Deutsche Bank AG 1,752,296.00 -7.00% 6,287.00 31.12.17
12 12 Bank of America National Association 1,751,524.00 +4.00% 3,020.00 31.12.17
13 13 Wells Fargo Bank National Association 1,747,354.00 +1.00% 519.00 31.12.17
14 14 Banco Santander SA 1,732,819.00 +8.00% 9,680.00 31.12.17
15 15 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation 1,714,930.00 +1.00% 16,621.00 31.03.18
16 17 Mizuho Bank Ltd 1,540,336.00 +1.00% 13,177.00 31.03.18
17 18 Société Générale 1,515,124.00 -6.00% 1,200.00 31.12.17
18 19 Barclays Bank PLC 1,512,445.00 -7.00% 3,162.00 31.12.17
19 20 BPCE 1,496,970.00 +2.00% 22,443.00 31.12.17
20 21 Citibank NA 1,385,697.00 +3.00% 2,851.00 31.12.17
21 22 Bank of Communications Co Ltd 1,379,002.00 +8.00% 20,466.00 31.12.17
22 23 Postal Savings Bank of China Co Ltd 1,375,080.00 +9.00% 19,663.00 31.12.17
23 25 HSBC Bank plc 1,096,649.00 +0.00% 1,067.00 31.12.17
24 26 Lloyds Bank Plc 1,022,554.00 +2.00% 1,937.00 31.12.16
25 27 The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited 1,016,631.00 +5.00% 19,372.00 31.12.17
26 30 The Toronto-Dominion Bank 1,016,449.00 +4.00% 19,966.00 31.10.18
27 37 Royal Bank of Canada 1,016,321.00 +10.00% 18,218.00 31.10.18
28 28 ING Bank NV 1,005,606.00 +0.00% 624.00 31.12.17
29 29 UniCredit SpA 994,284.00 -3.00% 24,811.00 31.12.17
30 31 The Norinchukin Bank 984,766.00 -2.00% 32,665.00 31.03.18
31 32 Industrial Bank Co Ltd 979,043.00 +5.00% 3,170.00 31.12.17
32 33 The Royal Bank of Scotland plc 972,595.00 -9.00% 8,851.00 31.12.17
33 34 China Merchants Bank Co Ltd 960,855.00 +6.00% 3,848.00 31.12.17
34 36 The Agricultural Development Bank of China 949,239.00 +11.00% 8,697.00 31.12.17
35 35 Intesa Sanpaolo SpA 946,841.00 +10.00% 10,375.00 31.12.17
36 38 Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co Ltd 936,383.00 +5.00% 9,043.00 31.12.17
37 39 UBS AG 926,836.00 -2.00% 390.00 31.12.17
38 40 China Minsheng Banking Corporation Limited 900,504.00 +0.00% 7,076.00 31.12.17
39 41 China Citic Bank Corporation Limited CNCB 866,268.00 -4.00% 12,799.00 31.12.17
40 42 Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA 827,905.00 -6.00% 3,920.00 31.12.17
41 43 Credit Suisse AG 807,497.00 -3.00% 4,450.00 31.12.17
42 46 The Bank of Nova Scotia 760,293.00 +9.00% 17,070.00 31.10.18
43 45 Commonwealth Bank of Australia 719,732.00 +0.00% 27,508.00 30.06.18
44 44 Coöperatieve Rabobank UA 716,482.00 -9.00% 9,308.00 31.12.17
45 47 Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited 680,988.00 +5.00% 19,654.00 30.09.18
46 49 Standard Chartered Bank 663,501.00 +3.00% 1,648.00 31.12.17
47 48 Westpac Banking Corporation 635,452.00 +3.00% 26,047.00 30.09.18
48 50 China Everbright Bank Co Ltd 623,759.00 +2.00% 8,008.00 31.12.17
49 51 Natixis 617,855.00 -1.00% 5,965.00 31.12.17
50 53 DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank 600,753.00 -1.00% 5,853.00 31.12.17

Last updated on 4th February 2019