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Public Bank remains as the Strongest Bank in Malaysia for 2018
Date: Nov 07, 2018   |   Author: The Asian Banker | AB500
Public Bank continues to top the annual ranking of Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet in Malaysia in this year’s The Asian Banker Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet evaluation
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Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) ranks the 17th Strongest Bank in Asia Pacific for 2018
Date: Nov 07, 2018   |   Author: The Asian Banker | AB500
Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) ranks the 17th Strongest Bank in Asia Pacific in this year’s The Asian Banker Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet evaluation
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Capital and liquidity improved in the Middle East
Date: Oct 18, 2017   |   Author: Wendy Weng | AB500
Although Middle Eastern banks experienced a contraction in profitability, their overall capitalisation and liquidity improved with the gradual adoption of Basel III regulations. In Africa, asset quality and capitalisation are the key concerns.
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Stronger balance sheets, weaker profits
Date: Oct 18, 2017   |   Author: Wendy Weng | AB500
Despite the strength of their balance sheets, Asia Pacific banks continue to face massive challenges in growing profits, a conundrum created by modern capital rules.
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An unrelenting lack of normality
Date: Oct 17, 2017   |   Author: Wendy Weng | AB500
The annual Asian Banker 500 largest banks ranking does not only measure and track the numerical changes in asset size but also the fundamental transformation of these institutions as they confront an unprecedented level of disruption on various fronts; regulation, technology, competition and customer.
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Bank of China (Hong Kong) named the Strongest Bank in Asia Pacific in 2016 for third consecutive year
Date: Sep 26, 2016   |   Author: The Asian Banker Editor | Research Note
ICBC (Macau), HSBC, Hang Seng Bank, ICBC, and Public Bank complete the top five strongest banks in the Asia Pacific region.
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Calm before the storm
Date: Oct 30, 2015   |   Author: Wendy Weng | Research Note
Banks across the region continued to grow in 2014 but with headwinds in the horizon, conditions are expected to worsen
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Banking sector in good condition
Date: Oct 29, 2015   |   Author: Wendy Weng | Research Note
Despite considerable variations within the Middle East and Africa, the banking sector as a whole achieved good financial performance in 2014



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