Reliable banks around the world

The most reliable banks around the worldThe magazine "Global Finance" published its list of the most reliable banks in the world within 19 years. It is a recognized rating, which is the standard for the entire financial world. 50 Safest Banks are selected through a comparison of long-term credit ratings and total assets among the 500 largest banks around the world. In assessing the ratings used by the big three - Moody's, Standard & Poor's and Fitch. As the newspaper notes, the main winners in 2010 were banks that were able to raise capital and reduce the amount of overdue debts. "Now customers around the world more than ever, pay attention to the long-term credit ratings of banks. The list includes banks which increased their liquidity, and increased their capital by improving its quality," - says Global Finance publisher Joseph Dzharraputo.
The list includes 2010 of 28 European banks, 11 North American, 6 Asian, Australian and four New Zealand a bank. Among European banks dominate Germany and France, with a list of six banks. Netherlands and the UK have 3 bank, Spain - 4 banks. Especially important is the top ten list that includes 4 German, 3 Dutch, and one bank of Switzerland, France and Canada.
Rating in 2010 added three new banks - the British Barclays, the German Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg and the Dutch Nederlandse Waterschapsbank, to replace retired - Portugal Caixa Geral de Depositos, Norwegian DnB NOR Bank and a respected Swiss UBS. Also, significant changes in comparison with 2009 affected several banks. The biggest drop has undergone Deutsche Bank, losing just 11 places and going to the 39th place. BNP Paribas also declined significantly in the rankings, moving from 9th to 18th place. Two Swedish bank Nordea and Svenska Handelsbanken moved down from the 21st to 27th and 23rd to 29th place, respectively. It is worth paying attention to the Swiss bank Credit Suisse, which made a dramatic leap up to 17 positions, moving from 43rd to 26th place. Also worth noting is the Dutch bank Nederlandse Waterschapsbank, which was not in the ranking in 2009, and in the new rating immediately, he took eighth place.
Rate in 2010A KfW(Germany) 26 Credit Suisse(Switzerland)2 Caisse des Depots et Consignations (CDC)(France) 27 Nordea(Sweden)3 Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten(The Netherlands) 28 La Caixa (Caja de Ahorros y Pensiones de Barcelona)(Spain)4 Zuercher Kantonalbank(Switzerland) 29 Svenska Handelsbanken(Sweden)5 Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank(Germany) 30 BNY Mellon(USA)Rabobank Group 6(The Netherlands) 31 Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation(Singapore)7 Landeskreditbank Baden-Wuerttemberg - Foerderbank(Germany) 32 United Overseas Bank(Singapore)8 Nederlandse Waterschapsbank(The Netherlands) 33 Pohjola Bank(Finland)9 NRW.Bank(Germany) 34 Barclays Bank(UK)10 Royal Bank of Canada(Canada) 35 Intesa Sanpaolo(Italy)11 National Australia Bank(Australia) 36 Bank of Montreal(Canada)12 Westpac Banking Corporation(Australia) 37 CIBC(Canada)13 Commonwealth Bank of Australia(Australia) 38 National Bank Of Kuwait(Kuwait)14 Banco Santander(Spain) 39 Deutsche Bank(Germany)15 Toronto-Dominion Bank(Canada) 40 JPMorgan Chase(USA)16 Australia and New Zealand Banking Group(Australia) 41 Societe Generale(France)17 ASB Bank(New Zealand)42 Wells Fargo(USA)18 BNP Paribas(France) 43 Banque Federative du Credit Mutuel (BFCM)(France)19 HSBC Holdings(UK) 44Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg(Germany)20 Credit Agricole(France) 45 Credit Industriel et Commercial (CIC)(France)21 Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA)(Spain) 46 Nationwide Building Society(UK)22 Scotiabank(Canada) 47 U. S. Bancorp(USA)23 DBS Bank(Singapore) 48 Shizuoka Bank(Japan)24 Banco Espanol de Credito S.A. (Banesto)(Spain) 49 Northern Trust(USA)25 Caisse centrale Desjardins(Canada) 50 National Bank of Abu Dhabi(OAU)
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Ratings and Rankings HomeRating and RankingThe reliability of the bank said its rating, even though the rating is not a reason for choosing a bank, as rating agencies may not give correct estimates. In addition, the assignment of the rating procedure is quite expensive and not every bank go to such expense. The price can range from several hundred thousand dollars to several million, but you can save if you get the ratings do not have all the big three, and one of the agencies. Despite the high price, the results in most cases justified. There are three well-known international rating agencies: Standard & Poors, Fitch Ratings and Moody's. Russian sites of these agencies:,,
In assigning ratings included quantitative positive and negative characteristics of banks, including the integrity of the balance sheet, profitability and risk management. During the rating analysis also evaluated the qualitative factors, such as strategy and management quality, economic and market conditions and the likely path of business development organization in the future. The final decision on granting the ratings made by rating committees comprised of leading analysts and independent members, including representatives of the leadership of the agency.
In addition, there are ratings and rankings, ordering banks on any indicator. Various rankings are published regularly on the site, "RBC Rating." Rankings, as opposed to ratings, provide less opportunity for error, because the construction of ranking compare specific statistics and rankings for estimated aggregate of many indicators and give an expert opinion