On-line Exclusive - Top 10 World Banks

Top 10 World Banks Ranked by Total Assets in U.S. Billions of Dollars
Rank Company Name Country  Total assets in $US
(Conversion rate
at Dec. 31, 1999 - see Note)
Total assets in foreign currency
1 Fuji Bank Ltd./Industrial Bank of Japan Ltd./Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank (p) Japan $1,380.68 141.0 trillion yen
at March 31, 1999
2 Deutsche Bank/Dresdner Bank * (p) Germany $1,205.7 1.2 trillion euros
at Dec. 31, 1999
3 Asahi Bank Ltd./Sanwa Bank Ltd./Tokai Bank Ltd. (p) Japan $1,043.8 106.6 trillion yen
at March 31, 1999
4 Sumitomo Bank Ltd./Sakura Bank Ltd.  (p) Japan $1,002.4 102.4 trillion yen
at Sept. 30, 1999
5 Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Ltd.  Japan $720.70 73.6 trillion yen
at Sept. 30, 1999
6 Citigroup Inc. * U.S. $716.94 -
7 BNP Paribas Group * France $702.0 698.6 billion euros
at Dec. 31, 1999
8 Bank of America Corp.* U.S. $632.57 -
9 UBS AG * Switzerland $614.56 981.6 billion Swiss francs
at Dec. 31, 1999
10 HSBC Holdings Plc * U.K. $569.0 351.77 billion British pounds
at Dec. 31, 1999
Sources: American Banker research. Data retrieved from bank holding company releases online and SEC filings
Compiled by American Banker © 2000
(p) Pending
* Period end Dec. 31, 1999
Note: Figures converted from $JPY, $EUR, and $CHF to $US using Dec. 31, 1999 closing exchange rates, produced by Oanda Inc.'s Currency Converter.

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