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Based on total assets at yearend 1997, or latest fiscal yearend, for bank holding companies and commercial and savings banks (dollar amounts in millions)

part 1 of 5

Rank

Dec-97

1 Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

2 Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt, Germany

3 Sumitomo Bank Ltd., Osaka, Japan

4 Credit Suisse Group, Zurich, Switzerland (1)

5 HSBC Holdings, Plc., London, United Kingdom

6 Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

7 Sanwa Bank Ltd., Osaka, Japan

8 Credit Agricole Mutual, Paris, France (2)

9 Fuji Bank Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

10 ABN-AMRO Bank N.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

11 Societe Generale, Paris, France

12 Sakura Bank Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

13 Union Bank of Switzerland, Zurich, Switzerland (a)

14 Norin Chunkin Bank, Tokyo, Japan

15 BarclaysBank Plc., London, United Kingdom

16 Dresdner Bank, Frankfurt, Germany

17 Industrial Bank of Japan Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

18 Chase Manhattan Corp., New York, United States

19 Banque Nationale de Paris, France (2)

20 Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale, Duesseldorf, Germany

21 Citicorp, New York, United States (b)

22 ING Bank, Amsterdam, Netherlands (3)

23 NatWest Group, London, United Kingdom

24 Swiss Bank Corporation, Basel, Switzerland (a)

25 Commerzbank, Frankfurt, Germany

26 Mitsubishi Trust & Banking Corp., Tokyo, Japan

27 NationsBank Corp., Charlotte, N.C., United States (4, c)

28 Tokai Bank Ltd., Nagoya, Japan

29 JP Morgan & Co. Inc., New York, United States

30 BankAmerica Corp., San Francisco, United States

31 Lloyds TSB Group Inc., London, United Kingdom

32 Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co. Ltd., Osaka, Japan

33 Credit Lyonnais, Paris, France

34 Bayerische Vereinsbank AG, Munich, Germany

35 Abbey National Plc, London, United Kingdom

36 Compagnie Financiere de Paribas, Paris, France

37 Mitsui Trust & Banking Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

38 Bayerische Landesbank Girozentrale, Munich, Germany

39 Asahi Bank Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

40 Halifax Plc, Leeds, United Kingdom

41 Rabobank Group, Utrecht, Netherlands

42 Deutsche Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt, Germany

43 Bayerische Hypotheken-und Wechsel-Bank AG, Munich, Germany

44 Dexia Belgium, Brussels, Belgium (5)

45 Bankgesellschaft Berlin AG, Berlin, Germany (d)

46 Long Term Credit Bank of Japan, Tokyo, Japan

47 Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto, Canada (e)

48 Grupo Santander, Spain

49 Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Toronto, Canada (f)

50 Yasuda Trust & Banking Co. Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

51 Cassa di Risparmio delle Provincie Lombarde, Milan, Italy

52 Generale Bank, Brussels, Belgium

53 Toyo Trust & Banking Co. Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

54 First Union Corp., Charlotte, N.C., United States (6)

55 Istituto Bancario San Paolo di Torino, Turin, Italy

56 Bank of Montreal, Canada (e)

57 National Australia Bank Ltd., Melbourne, Australia

58 Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale, Hannover, Germany

59 Bankers Trust New York Corp., United States

60 Banco Bilbao Viscaya, Bilbao, Spain (7)

61 Bank of Nova Scotia, Toronto, Canada

62 Sudwestdeutsche Landesbank, Stuttgart, Germany

63 Zenshinren Bank, Tokyo, Japan

64 Daiwa Bank Ltd., Osaka, Japan

65 Bank Austria AG, Vienna, Austria

66 Banca di Roma, Rome, Italy

67 Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc., Edinburgh, United Kingdom

68 Banc One Corp., Columbus, Ohio, United States (g)

69 Banca Commerciale Italiana, Milan, Italy

70 Toronto-Dominion Bank, Toronto, Canada (f)

71 Deutsche Pfandbriefanstalt-und Hypothekenbank, Weisbaden, Germany

72 First Chicago NBD Bancorp Inc., United States (g)

73 Fortis AG, Brussels, Belgium (h)

74 Kredietbank NV, Brussels, Belgium

75 Bank Bruxelles Lambert, Brussels, Belgium

76 Groupe des Banques Populaires, Paris, France

77 Shoko Chukin Bank, Tokyo, Japan

78 Svenska Handelsbanken, Stockholm, Sweden

79 Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Italy

80 Compagnie Financiere de CIC et de L'Union Europeenne, Paris France

81 Landesbank Hessen-Thuringen-Girozentrale, Frankfurt, Germany

82 Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, Rome, Italy

83 Credito Italiano, Milan, Italy (8)

84 Australian & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd., Melbourne, Australia

85 Westpac Banking Corp., Sydney, Australia

86 Banco do Brasil, SA, Brasilia, Brazil

87 Wells Fargo & Co., San Francisco, United States (i)

88 Landesbank Schleswig-Holstein Girozentrale, Kiel, Germany

89 Nippon Credit Bank Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

90 Chuo Trust & Banking Corp., Tokyo, Japan

91 Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

92 Norwest Corp., Minneapolis, United States (i)

93 Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Sydney, Australia

94 Fleet Financial Group Inc., Boston, United States

95 Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, Stockholm, Sweden

96 ASLK-CGER Bank, Brussels, Belgium

97 Bank of Yokohama Ltd., Yokohama, Japan

98 Standard Chartered Plc, London, United Kingdom

99 Banco Central Hispanoamericano S.A., Madrid, Spain

100 Danske Bank, Copenhagen, Denmark

part 2 of 5

Rank Total Assets Percent

Dec-97 12/31/97 12/31/96 Change

1 Bank of Tokyo-M$691,920.30$648,161.00 6.75%

2 Deutsche Bank A580,069.00 575,072.00 0.87

3 Sumitomo Bank L483,730.40 426,103.00 13.52

4 Credit Suisse G473,829.80 463,751.40 2.17

5 HSBC Holdings, 471,037.80 404,979.00 16.31

6 Dai-Ichi Kangyo433,102.90 434,115.00 -0.23

7 Sanwa Bank Ltd.427,979.60 427,689.00 0.07

8 Credit Agricole419,763.20 479,963.00 -12.54

9 Fuji Bank Ltd.,414,173.00 432,992.00 -4.35

10 ABN-AMRO Bank N412,771.90 341,916.00 20.72

11 Societe General410,842.20 341,867.00 20.18

12 Sakura Bank Ltd399,491.50 423,017.00 -5.56

13 Union Bank of S395,086.50 326,190.00 21.12

14 Norin Chunkin B392,553.50 375,210.00 4.62

15 BarclaysBank Pl385,950.30 308,710.00 25.02

16 Dresdner Bank, 371,371.00 358,829.00 3.5

17 Industrial Bank369,954.00 350,468.00 5.56

18 Chase Manhattan365,521.00 333,777.00 9.51

19 Banque National339,648.20 357,322.00 -4.95

20 Westdeutsche La335,816.20 298,455.00 12.52

21 Citicorp, New Y310,897.00 278,941.00 11.46

22 ING Bank, Amste307,559.60 178,886.00 71.93

23 NatWest Group, 304,941.80 317,295.00 -3.89

24 Swiss Bank Corp300,259.10 268,519.00 11.82

25 Commerzbank, Fr286,946.60 290,300.00 -1.16

26 Mitsubishi Trus269,524.40 284,528.00 -5.27

27 NationsBank Cor264,562.00 184,886.00 43.09

28 Tokai Bank Ltd.262,423.70 273,430.00 -4.03

29 JP Morgan & Co.262,159.00 221,814.00 18.19

30 BankAmerica Cor260,159.00 247,892.00 4.95

31 Lloyds TSB Grou260,042.80 252,292.00 3.07

32 Sumitomo Trust 254,189.70 248,418.00 2.32

33 Credit Lyonnais250,149.90 311,747.00 -19.76

34 Bayerische Vere249,830.60 260,848.00 -4.22

35 Abbey National 248,040.30 212,307.00 16.83

36 Compagnie Finan245,061.10 292,320.00 -16.17

37 Mitsui Trust & 241,916.00 254,189.00 -4.83

38 Bayerische Land241,714.00 223,496.00 8.15

39 Asahi Bank Ltd.219,939.40 230,080.00 -4.41

40 Halifax Plc, Le215,625.40 175,111.00 23.14

41 Rabobank Group,208,739.60 180,960.00 15.35

42 Deutsche Genoss207,768.90 212,061.00 -2.02

43 Bayerische Hypo203,567.00 218,294.00 -6.75

44 Dexia Belgium, 202,958.50 117,793.00 72.3

45 Bankgesellschaf197,364.80 218,226.00 -9.56

46 Long Term Credi188,497.40 231,761.00 -18.67

47 Royal Bank of C171,218.50 157,264.00 8.87

48 Grupo Santander170,927.00 149,881.00 14.04

49 Canadian Imperi166,472.40 142,160.00 17.1

50 Yasuda Trust & 165,784.20 196,520.00 -15.64

51 Cassa di Rispar163,361.90 126,808.00 28.83

52 Generale Bank, 160,811.50 174,639.00 -7.92

53 Toyo Trust & Ba159,346.00 192,802.00 -17.35

54 First Union Cor157,274.00 151,847.40 3.57

55 Istituto Bancar145,738.30 172,540.00 -15.53

56 Bank of Montrea145,381.90 123,580.00 17.64

57 National Austra145,217.90 123,734.00 17.36

58 Norddeutsche La140,402.70 140,493.00 -0.06

59 Bankers Trust N140,102.00 120,235.00 16.52

60 Banco Bilbao Vi138,666.10 132,492.00 4.66

61 Bank of Nova Sc136,508.80 113,033.00 20.77

62 Sudwestdeutsche128,069.00 133,452.00 -4.03

63 Zenshinren Bank127,537.30 130,630.00 -2.37

64 Daiwa Bank Ltd.125,828.90 212,967.00 -40.92

65 Bank Austria AG123,638.00 69,463.00 77.99

66 Banca di Roma, 117,847.00 91,824.00 28.34

67 Royal Bank of S117,119.90 95,341.00 22.84

68 Banc One Corp.,115,901.30 101,848.10 13.8

69 Banca Commercia115,637.80 116,271.00 -0.54

70 Toronto-Dominio114,613.50 93,856.00 22.12

71 Deutsche Pfandb114,131.30 111,390.00 2.46

72 First Chicago N114,096.00 104,619.00 9.06

73 Fortis AG, Brus113,516.10 123,600.60 -8.16

74 Kredietbank NV,112,365.50 114,140.00 -1.55

75 Bank Bruxelles 111,442.10 113,532.00 -1.84

76 Groupe des Banq111,141.20 116,080.00 -4.25

77 Shoko Chukin Ba109,065.20 125,442.00 -13.06

78 Svenska Handels108,600.70 65,165.00 66.66

79 Monte dei Pasch107,419.90 93,841.00 14.47

80 Compagnie Finan105,604.60 115,975.00 -8.94

81 Landesbank Hess104,935.80 103,693.00 1.2

82 Banca Nazionale103,172.90 90,472.00 14.04

83 Credito Italian100,463.60 115,914.00 -13.33

84 Australian & Ne 99,396.80 89,850.00 10.63

85 Westpac Banking 97,827.90 87,260.00 12.11

86 Banco do Brasil 97,560.00 75,564.00 29.11

87 Wells Fargo & C 97,456.00 108,888.30 -10.5

88 Landesbank Schl 95,599.70 66,423.00 43.93

89 Nippon Credit B 91,903.40 114,104.00 -19.46

90 Chuo Trust & Ba 91,860.50 101,271.00 -9.29

91 Bank of Scotlan 89,962.50 85,095.00 5.72

92 Norwest Corp., 88,540.20 80,175.40 10.43

93 Commonwealth Ba 86,355.20 78,293.00 10.3

94 Fleet Financial 85,535.00 85,517.70 0.02

95 Skandinaviska E 84,544.60 79,841.00 5.89

96 ASLK-CGER Bank, 81,945.50 82,634.00 -0.83

97 Bank of Yokoham 80,579.20 91,509.00 -11.94

98 Standard Charte 77,600.60 72,140.00 7.57

99 Banco Central H 77,339.80 61,135.00 26.51

100 Danske Bank, Co 76,891.10 75,895.00 1.31

part 3 of 3

Rank Rank Chg. in Equity Capital

Dec-97 Dec-96 Rank 12/31/97

1 Bank of Tokyo-M 1 $18,212.90

2 Deutsche Bank A 2 17,845.40

3 Sumitomo Bank L 7 4 12,564.80

4 Credit Suisse G 38 34 13,958.60

5 HSBC Holdings, 9 4 NA

6 Dai-Ichi Kangyo 4 -2 13,827.30

7 Sanwa Bank Ltd. 6 -1 13,752.20

8 Credit Agricole 3 -5 20,502.10

9 Fuji Bank Ltd., 5 -4 11,850.90

10 ABN-AMRO Bank N 14 4 12,754.10

11 Societe General 15 4 13,298.20

12 Sakura Bank Ltd 8 -4 12,976.20

13 Union Bank of S 17 4 15,041.50

14 Norin Chunkin B 10 -4 11,042.30

15 BarclaysBank Pl 20 5 13,083.20

16 Dresdner Bank, 11 -5 10,298.10

17 Industrial Bank 13 -4 9,919.70

18 Chase Manhattan 16 -2 22,292.00

19 Banque National 12 -7 9,854.50

20 Westdeutsche La 21 1 7,730.80

21 Citicorp, New Y 25 4 21,196.00

22 ING Bank, Amste 47 25 NA

23 NatWest Group, 18 -5 13,442.10

24 Swiss Bank Corp 27 3 8,905.30

25 Commerzbank, Fr 23 -2 NA

26 Mitsubishi Trus 24 -2 NA

27 NationsBank Cor 45 18 21,337.00

28 Tokai Bank Ltd. 26 -2 8,009.20

29 JP Morgan & Co. 36 7 11,404.00

30 BankAmerica Cor 32 2 21,710.00

31 Lloyds TSB Grou 30 -1 10,286.20

32 Sumitomo Trust 31 -1 4,758.90

33 Credit Lyonnais 19 -14 9,818.20

34 Bayerische Vere 28 -6 8,729.30

35 Abbey National 41 6 8,067.20

36 Compagnie Finan 22 -14 10,325.90

37 Mitsui Trust & 29 -8 NA

38 Bayerische Land 35 -3 6,108.20

39 Asahi Bank Ltd. 34 -5 5,664.30

40 Halifax Plc, Le 48 8 11,932.80

41 Rabobank Group, 46 5 NA

42 Deutsche Genoss 42 7.1

43 Bayerische Hypo 37 -6 5,207.60

44 Dexia Belgium, 64 20 6,192.00

45 Bankgesellschaf 39 -6 4,655.20

46 Long Term Credi 33 -13 NA

47 Royal Bank of C 51 4 6,896.30

48 Grupo Santander 52 4 9,708.20

49 Canadian Imperi 53 4 7,167.70

50 Yasuda Trust & 43 -7 NA

51 Cassa di Rispar 59 8 5,960.30

52 Generale Bank, 49 -3 4,156.00

53 Toyo Trust & Ba 44 -9 NA

54 First Union Cor 55 1 13,023.00

55 Istituto Bancar 50 -5 5,541.30

56 Bank of Montrea 62 6 6,227.60

57 National Austra 61 4 9,045.90

58 Norddeutsche La 54 -4 3,839.30

59 Bankers Trust N 63 4 5,708.00

60 Banco Bilbao Vi 57 -3 8,599.70

61 Bank of Nova Sc 72 11 6,573.90

62 Sudwestdeutsche 56 -6 1,956.40

63 Zenshinren Bank 58 -5 NA

64 Daiwa Bank Ltd. 40 -24 4,392.10

65 Bank Austria AG 101 36 4,181.10

66 Banca di Roma, 82 16 5,664.00

67 Royal Bank of S 79 12 5,244.50

68 Banc One Corp., 77 9 10,376.00

69 Banca Commercia 65 -4 5,658.60

70 Toronto-Dominio 80 10 5,182.40

71 Deutsche Pfandb 73 2 1,531.70

72 First Chicago N 75 3 7,960.00

73 Fortis AG, Brus NR NA 3,729.20

74 Kredietbank NV, 69 -5 2,935.70

75 Bank Bruxelles 71 -4 2,829.60

76 Groupe des Banq 66 -10 4,465.70

77 Shoko Chukin Ba 60 -17 NA

78 Svenska Handels 106 28 3,696.10

79 Monte dei Pasch 81 2 4,853.10

80 Compagnie Finan 67 -13 2,834.30

81 Landesbank Hess 76 -5 1,763.40

82 Banca Nazionale 84 2 3,867.70

83 Credito Italian 68 -15 5,797.80

84 Australian & Ne 85 1 4,992.10

85 Westpac Banking 86 1 6,312.20

86 Banco do Brasil 96 10 5,376.60

87 Wells Fargo & C 74 -13 12,889.00

88 Landesbank Schl 105 17 2,312.60

89 Nippon Credit B 70 -19 NA

90 Chuo Trust & Ba 78 -12 NA

91 Bank of Scotlan 88 -3 4,358.60

92 Norwest Corp., 91 -1 7,022.20

93 Commonwealth Ba 93 5,236.40

94 Fleet Financial 87 -7 8,034.00

95 Skandinaviska E 92 -3 3,329.30

96 ASLK-CGER Bank, 90 -6 2,308.40

97 Bank of Yokoham 83 -14 NA

98 Standard Charte 100 2 4,189.10

99 Banco Central H 113 14 4,242.20

100 Danske Bank, Co 95 -5 4,019.90

part 4 of 4

Rank Percent Equity Capital/Assets

Dec-97 12/31/96 Change 12/31/97

1 Bank of Tokyo-M$24,008.00 -24.14% 4.26%

2 Deutsche Bank A 19,296.00 -7.52 5.2

3 Sumitomo Bank L 14,409.00 -12.8 4.76

4 Credit Suisse G 14,630.10 -4.59 10.9

5 HSBC Holdings, 26,000.00 NA NA

6 Dai-Ichi Kangyo 14,838.00 -6.81 4.63

7 Sanwa Bank Ltd. 15,228.00 -9.69 4.8

8 Credit Agricole 19,992.00 2.55 9.2

9 Fuji Bank Ltd., 15,602.00 -24.04 4.79

10 ABN-AMRO Bank N 13,189.00 -3.3 6.96

11 Societe General 12,298.00 8.13 3.15

12 Sakura Bank Ltd 14,902.00 -12.92 4.56

13 Union Bank of S 17,260.00 -12.85 9.4

14 Norin Chunkin B 2,901.00 280.64 NA

15 BarclaysBank Pl 11,893.00 10.01 7.3

16 Dresdner Bank, 9,879.00 4.24 5.7

17 Industrial Bank 11,538.00 -14.03 5.21

18 Chase Manhattan 20,994.00 6.18 6.09

19 Banque National 10,666.00 -7.61 5.9

20 Westdeutsche La 8,060.00 -4.08 NA

21 Citicorp, New Y 20,722.00 2.29 6.81

22 ING Bank, Amste 7,586.00 NA NA

23 NatWest Group, 12,186.00 10.31 7.2

24 Swiss Bank Corp 10,311.00 -13.63 6.7

25 Commerzbank, Fr 8,369.00 NA 6

26 Mitsubishi Trus 5,902.00 NA NA

27 NationsBank Cor 13,709.00 55.64 8.07

28 Tokai Bank Ltd. 8,561.00 -6.45 5.41

29 JP Morgan & Co. 11,432.00 -0.24 4.35

30 BankAmerica Cor 22,190.00 -2.16 NA

31 Lloyds TSB Grou 8,687.00 18.41 7.9

32 Sumitomo Trust 3,732.00 27.52 5.27

33 Credit Lyonnais 11,335.00 -13.38 4.8

34 Bayerische Vere 7,028.00 24.21 5.5

35 Abbey National 6,971.00 15.73 8.41

36 Compagnie Finan 7,743.00 33.36 NA

37 Mitsui Trust & 4,576.00 NA NA

38 Bayerische Land 5,807.00 5.19 NA

39 Asahi Bank Ltd. 7,941.00 -28.67 4.69

40 Halifax Plc, Le 11,779.00 1.31 14.1

41 Rabobank Group, 11,111.10 NA NA

42 Deutsche Genoss 4,699.00 -99.85 4.3

43 Bayerische Hypo 5,851.00 -11 4.5

44 Dexia Belgium, 2,523.00 145.42 10.3

45 Bankgesellschaf 5,417.00 -14.06 5.7

46 Long Term Credi 8,537.00 NA NA

47 Royal Bank of C 6,952.00 -0.8 6.8

48 Grupo Santander NA NA 8.5

49 Canadian Imperi 6,527.00 9.82 6.4

50 Yasuda Trust & 3,592.00 NA NA

51 Cassa di Rispar 6,711.00 -11.19 NA

52 Generale Bank, 4,056.00 2.46 6.01

53 Toyo Trust & Ba 3,228.00 NA NA

54 First Union Cor 10,008.00 30.13 8.28

55 Istituto Bancar 6,050.00 -8.41 8.1

56 Bank of Montrea 5,027.00 23.88 6.67

57 National Austra 9,903.00 -8.66 6.8

58 Norddeutsche La NA NA NA

59 Bankers Trust N 5,234.00 9.06 4.07

60 Banco Bilbao Vi 5,541.00 55.2 9.7

61 Bank of Nova Sc 5,789.00 13.56 6.9

62 Sudwestdeutsche 1,972.00 -0.79 4.6

63 Zenshinren Bank 2,658.00 NA NA

64 Daiwa Bank Ltd. 4,597.00 -4.46 5.35

65 Bank Austria AG 3,435.00 21.72 NA

66 Banca di Roma, 6,896.00 -17.87 7.33

67 Royal Bank of S 3,916.00 33.93 NA

68 Banc One Corp., 8,647.00 20 8.95

69 Banca Commercia 5,816.00 -2.71 6.9

70 Toronto-Dominio 4,989.00 3.88 6.6

71 Deutsche Pfandb 1,710.00 -10.43 6.2

72 First Chicago N 9,007.00 -11.62 6.98

73 Fortis AG, Brus 3,647.70 2.24 NA

74 Kredietbank NV, 3,030.00 -3.11 5.7

75 Bank Bruxelles 2,815.00 0.52 6.75

76 Groupe des Banq 4,538.00 -1.59 9.3

77 Shoko Chukin Ba 4,335.00 NA NA

78 Svenska Handels 3,996.00 -7.5 6.2

79 Monte dei Pasch 5,390.00 -9.96 8.81

80 Compagnie Finan 2,728.00 3.9 5.23

81 Landesbank Hess 2,063.00 -14.52 NA

82 Banca Nazionale 6,078.00 -36.37 5.73

83 Credito Italian 5,490.00 5.61 6.9

84 Australian & Ne 4,975.00 0.34 6.6

85 Westpac Banking 623.7 912.06 6.8

86 Banco do Brasil 5,380.00 -0.06 NA

87 Wells Fargo & C 14,112.00 -8.67 13.23

88 Landesbank Schl 1,852.00 24.87 NA

89 Nippon Credit B 802 NA NA

90 Chuo Trust & Ba 1,109.00 NA NA

91 Bank of Scotlan 3,137.00 38.94 6.8

92 Norwest Corp., 6,064.00 15.8 7.93

93 Commonwealth Ba NA NA 8.64

94 Fleet Financial 7,415.00 8.35 9.39

95 Skandinaviska E 3,089.00 7.78 NA

96 ASLK-CGER Bank, 1,801.00 28.17 7.52

97 Bank of Yokoham 2,750.00 NA NA

98 Standard Charte 4,004.00 4.62 8

99 Banco Central H 4,018.00 5.58 6.8

100 Danske Bank, Co 4,346.00 -7.5 7.2

part 5 of 5

Rank BIS Capital Ratio

Dec-97 12/31/9612/31/9712/31/96

1 Bank of Tokyo-M 3.70% 8.53% 9.28%

2 Deutsche Bank A 3.35 10.6 9.9

3 Sumitomo Bank L 3.38 9.23 8.75

4 Credit Suisse G 4.03 16.8 11.2

5 HSBC Holdings, 6.42 NA 15.3

6 Dai-Ichi Kangyo 3.42 9.09 8.75

7 Sanwa Bank Ltd. 3.65 9.61 9.1

8 Credit Agricole 4.17 10.8 10.4

9 Fuji Bank Ltd., 3.6 9.41 9.22

10 ABN-AMRO Bank N 3.86 10.65 10.89

11 Societe General 3.6 5.19 10.22

12 Sakura Bank Ltd 3.52 9.12 8.92

13 Union Bank of S 5.29 13.3 NA

14 Norin Chunkin B 0.77 NA NA

15 BarclaysBank Pl 3.85 10 10.4

16 Dresdner Bank, 2.75 11 9.4

17 Industrial Bank 3.29 10.26 NA

18 Chase Manhattan 6.29 NA 11.78

19 Banque National 2.98 9.9 9.1

20 Westdeutsche La 2.7 NA NA

21 Citicorp, New Y 7.43 NA 12.23

22 ING Bank, Amste 4.24 NA 10.88

23 NatWest Group, 3.84 11.7 10.8

24 Swiss Bank Corp 3.84 11.2 11.6

25 Commerzbank, Fr 2.88 9.8 9

26 Mitsubishi Trus 2.07 NA 9.67

27 NationsBank Cor 7.42 NA 12.66

28 Tokai Bank Ltd. 3.13 10.25 9.09

29 JP Morgan & Co. 5.15 NA 12.2

30 BankAmerica Cor NA NA NA

31 Lloyds TSB Grou 3.44 10.8 9.6

32 Sumitomo Trust 1.5 9.89 NA

33 Credit Lyonnais 3.64 9.3 8.7

34 Bayerische Vere 2.69 9.4 9.2

35 Abbey National 3.28 11.09 11.69

36 Compagnie Finan 2.65 NA 8.7

37 Mitsui Trust & 1.8 NA 9.56

38 Bayerische Land 2.6 NA 8.8

39 Asahi Bank Ltd. 3.45 9.38 8.7

40 Halifax Plc, Le 6.73 15.9 NA

41 Rabobank Group, 4.24 NA 10.88

42 Deutsche Genoss 2.22 8.6 NA

43 Bayerische Hypo 2.66 8.8 8.1

44 Dexia Belgium, 2.14 14.48 12.9

45 Bankgesellschaf 2.48 8.1 8

46 Long Term Credi 3.68 NA 9.22

47 Royal Bank of C 4.42 10 9.4

48 Grupo Santander NA 12.9 11.73

49 Canadian Imperi 4.59 8.8 10

50 Yasuda Trust & 1.83 NA 9.86

51 Cassa di Rispar 5.29 NA 9.93

52 Generale Bank, 2.32 11.36 10.66

53 Toyo Trust & Ba 1.67 NA 10.02

54 First Union Cor 7.18 NA 12.33

55 Istituto Bancar 3.51 10.4 10.6

56 Bank of Montrea 4.07 9.35 9.81

57 National Austra 8 8.7 11.6

58 Norddeutsche La NA NA NA

59 Bankers Trust N 4.38 NA 13.7

60 Banco Bilbao Vi 4.18 13.5 13.9

61 Bank of Nova Sc 5.12 10.42 8.85

62 Sudwestdeutsche 1.48 8.9 9.3

63 Zenshinren Bank 2.03 NA 11.11

64 Daiwa Bank Ltd. 2.16 10.29 9.02

65 Bank Austria AG 4.95 NA 11.96

66 Banca di Roma, 7.51 9.47 8.54

67 Royal Bank of S 4.11 NA 11

68 Banc One Corp., 8.49 NA 13.43

69 Banca Commercia 5 8.2 9.18

70 Toronto-Dominio 5.32 10.2 NA

71 Deutsche Pfandb 1.54 12.4 13.5

72 First Chicago N 8.66 NA 13.3

73 Fortis AG, Brus NA NA NA

74 Kredietbank NV, 2.65 10.8 11.95

75 Bank Bruxelles 2.48 11.26 11.09

76 Groupe des Banq 3.91 11.4 11.2

77 Shoko Chukin Ba 3.46 NA NA

78 Svenska Handels 6.13 10.4 12.2

79 Monte dei Pasch 5.74 9.87 10

80 Compagnie Finan 2.35 9.29 9.2

81 Landesbank Hess 1.99 NA 8.9

82 Banca Nazionale 6.72 7.8 9.82

83 Credito Italian 4.77 10.2 NA

84 Australian & Ne 5.54 9.8 10.5

85 Westpac Banking 7.15 9 10.8

86 Banco do Brasil 7.12 NA 11.1

87 Wells Fargo & C 12.98 NA 11.7

88 Landesbank Schl 2.79 NA NA

89 Nippon Credit B 0.7 NA NA

90 Chuo Trust & Ba 1.1 NA 9.11

91 Bank of Scotlan 3.69 11.7 11.8

92 Norwest Corp., 7.57 NA 10.42

93 Commonwealth Ba NA 10.89 12.81

94 Fleet Financial 8.68 NA 11.32

95 Skandinaviska E 3.87 NA 12.7

96 ASLK-CGER Bank, 2.18 11.03 11.8

97 Bank of Yokoham 3.01 NA NA

98 Standard Charte 5.55 12.5 NA

99 Banco Central H 6.57 11 9.8

100 Danske Bank, Co 5.73 10.2 9.82

Data sources: American Banker world bank survey. Data are checked against annual reports wherever possible. Consolidated data, including affiliates in which ownership exceeds 50%, are used whenever possible. The 1996 data are as reported in 1997 and have not been restated for mergers or changes in accounting principles. Date of figures: Dec. 31, 1997, or latest fiscal yearend. In the case of banks from Japan, all data are for fiscal years ended March 31, 1998, and March 31, 1997, respectively. In the case of banks from Australia, all data are for fiscal years ended Sept. 30, 1997, and Sept. 30, 1996, respectively. Total assets exlude contra accounts and contingent liabilities, such as customers' liabilities on acceptances. Percentage Change in exchange rate is the change in a country's currency vis-a-vis the dollar from yearend 1996 to yearend 1997, or latest fiscal yearend. Equity capital includes the value of common and perpetual preferred stock, surplus, undivided profits, and capital reserves. Minority interest is excluded. Equity Capital/Assets is equity capital as a percentage of total assets. BIS capital ratio is total capital as a percentage of risk-adjusted assets. (1) CS Holding AG shifted its CS First Boston Inc. global investment-banking unit under the umbrella of Credit Suisse on July 2, 1996. (2) Credit Agricole Mutual completed its acquisition of Banque Chalus, France on Sept. 8, 1997. (3) ING Bank completed its acquisition of Banque Bruxelles Lambert SA on Dec. 19, 1997. (4) NationsBank Corp., completed its acquisition of Boatmen's Bancshares on Jan. 7, 1997. (5) Data for 1996 reflect figures from the former Credit Communal de Belgique SA, Brussels, Belgium. (6) First Union Corp. completed its acquisition of CoreStates Financial Corp. on Apr. 28, 1998. (7) Banco Bilbao Vizcaya completed its acquisition of Banco Provincial, Venezuela on May 6, 1998. On June 3, 1998, announced its intention to acquire Asfore Profuturo GNP, Mexico. On June 4, 1998, announced its intention to acquire Banco BHIF, Chile. (8) Credito Italiano completed its acquisition of Rolo Holding, Italy, on Feb. 13, 1997. On Apr. 15, 1998, announced its intention to acquire Unicredito, Italy. (a) Union Bank of Switzerland completed its acquisition of Swiss Bancorp, Basel, Switzerland on June 29, 1998. (b) Travelers Group, Inc., New York announced its intention to acquire Citicorp, New York on Apr. 6, 1998. (c) NationsBank Corp., Charlotte, North Carolina, announced its intention to acquire BankAmerica Corp, San Francisco on Apr. 13, 1998. (d) Bankgesellschaft Berlin AG announced its intention to acquire Nordeutsche Landesbank, Hanover, Germany on Mar. 5, 1998. (e) Royal Bank of Canada announced its intention to acquire Bank of Montreal, Toronto, Canada on Jan. 23, 1998. (f) Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce announced its intention to acquire Toronto-Dominion Bank, Canada on Apr. 17, 1998. (g) Banc One Corp., Columbus, Ohio announced its intention to acquire First Chicago NBD Corp. on Apr. 13, 1998. (h) Fortis AG, Belgium announced its intention to acquire General de Banque SA, Belgium on May 18, 1998. (i) Norwest Corp., Minneapolis announced its intention to acquire Wells Fargo & Co., San Francisco on June 8, 1998. All other data not consolidated. N.A.-Not Available. American Banker 1998 ===

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