Top 100 Banks: Chinese growth continues

The growth in Tier I capital amongst Chinese banks continues – albeit at a slower pace than in previous years – yet there is a trend for larger banks in the country to have lower capital ratios. Whether this will spell trouble for the larger, more systemically important banks remains to be seen

ICBC: the top-ranked bank for the second year running

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The growth of the Chinese banking industry dominated the Operational Risk & Regulation Top 100 banks list again this year, with ICBC retaining its place at the top of the list, joined by China Construction Bank at number 2 and Bank of China at number 8.

A total of 15 Chinese banks were on the list this year, growing by an average of 19.4% in Tier I capital terms and 37.5% in risk-weighted assets over the course of 2013 – slower than their growth in 2011 and

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