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

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