World’s Top 20 Largest Banks

On Tuesday, 11 April 2017 S&P Global Intelligence published its ranking of the world’s largest 100 Banks by assets. Chinese banks dominating the list with top 4 Banks, followed by Japanese Banks, and then US Bank are on the list.

In the latest ranking, company total assets were adjusted for pending mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, as well as M&A deals that closed after the end of the reporting period through March 31 2017 on a best-efforts basis.


Top 20 Biggest Global Banks 2016-17

Rank Bank Name Headquarters Total Assets (USD)
1 Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd. China $3.47 trillion
2 China Construction Bank Corp. China $3.02 trillion
3 Agricultural Bank of China Ltd. China $2.82 trillion
4 Bank of China Ltd. China $2.60 trillion
5 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. Japan $2.59 trillion
6 JPMorgan Chase & Co. USA $2.49 trillion
7 HSBC Holdings Plc UK $2.37 trillion
8 BNP Paribas SA France $2.19 trillion
9 Bank of America Corp. USA $2.19 trillion
10 Wells Fargo & Co. Ltd. USA $1.93 trillion
11 Credit Agricole Group France $1.82 trillion
12 Japan Post Bank Co. Ltd. Japan $1.80 trillion
13 Citigroup Inc. USA $1.79 trillion
14 Mizuho Financial Group Inc. Japan $1.75 trillion
15 Deutsche Bank AG Germany $1.68 trillion
16 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. Japan $1.65 trillion
17 Barclays Plc UK $1.50 trillion
18 Societe Generale SA France $1.45 trillion
19 Banco Santander SA Spain $1.41 trillion
20 Groupe BPCE France $1.30 trillion

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