Wednesday, September 1, 2010

World's Safest Banks 2010

Here is the 19th annual list from Global Finance of the "World's 50 Safest Banks".

According to the list, most of the safest banks are not located in the United States. Here are the only 4 from the U.S. that make the list:
  • BNY Mellon (#30)
  • JPMorgan Chase (#40)
  • Wells Fargo (#43)
  • U.S. Bancorp (#48)
None in the U.S. reside anywhere near the top of the list.

The number 1 bank on the list is Caisse des Depots et Consignations (CDC) located in France.

Banks from Germany held 4 of the top 10 positions.

Netherlands had 3 of the top 10.

Here are the rankings from last year.

Adam

Long Wells Fargo and U.S. Bancorp

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