Global Finance magazine has come out with a list of the world’s safest banks and this is the highlight of this infographic titled “World’s 50 Safest Banks 2010”. Global economy has concerned many and the safety of the banks has become the prime concern in the world. This infographic covers 50 banks recognized by Global Finance that were ranked on comparisons made between their total assets and long term credit of about 500 largest banks in the world.
Global Finance has been publishing a list of the safest banks in the world for 19 years and this ranking is considered to be a standard in the world of finance. The rankings for the year 2010 have recognized banks that have strengthened their quality and liquidity positions. Long term creditworthiness has also been the key feature that has been considered while ranking the banks.
The banks that rank 1-10 are presented awards during a special ceremony that is held during the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. For the year 2010, Caisse des Depots et Consignations (CDC), France topped the list. The Shizuoka Bank, Japan secured the 50th spot in the list of the World’s 50 Safest Banks 2010. Top global banks such as the Credit Suisse, Barclays Bank and HSBC Holdings also secured positions in this list compiled by Global Finance. This infographic is quite informative and finance students would certainly love this list.
Likes: Clear list of the top 50 safest banks.
Dislikes: No other information has been provided with respect to the actual banks.