Top 6 largest UK insurance companies

The insurance sector has a significant weight in the UK economy, thus directly and indirectly influencing the country’s economy. Also, UK insurance companies play an important role globally through risk management. Below are the 10 UK largest insurance companies by market capitalisation.   Prudential plc is the largest insurer in UK by market capitalization. Legal & General is the second-largest insurer in UK. Aviva plc is the third largest insurec in the country, followed by Admiral Group, Phoenix Group and Direct Line Insurance Group. The total market capitalization of the top 6 UK insurance is about GBP 93.2 billion. Rank… Continue reading

The largest banks in the world by total assets

Total assets are one of the most important indicators and one of the most used to compare banks with each other. Bigger are the total assets, bigger is the weight and the importance of a bank in the country of origin and in the world. Let’s see now the ranking of the 61 largest banks in the world by total assets. At the top of the list is Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) with USD 5438 billion, followed by China Construction Bank with USD 4618 billion, Agricultural Bank of China with USD 4435 billion, Bank of China with… Continue reading

Top 52 countries that have the largest gold reserves

Central banks hold gold reserves which are used over time to achieve various objectives. It often happens that a country’s gold reserves are not held in its own central bank, but are held in the central banks of other countries. This choice can take place for various reasons, which will not however be analyzed in this paper which will be focused on the realization of the rank of countries by gold reserves. Let’s see now see the top 52 countries that have with the largest gold reserves in the world. In the top of the ranking of the countries by… Continue reading

Top 10 largest US insurance companies

The insurance sector has a significant weight in the US economy, thus directly and indirectly influencing the trend of GDP. US insurance companies play an important role not only in the country’s economy, but also globally through risk management. Considering, therefore, the importance that they have, in this work the ranking of US insurance companies will be presented on the basis of assets, market capitalization, premiums collected and market shares. Below are the 10 US largest insurance companies by total assets. At the top of the list is Prudential Financial with USD 926 billion, followed by Berkshire Hathaway with USD… Continue reading

Top 40 largest Canadian insurance companies

The insurance sector has a significant weight in the Canadian economy, thus directly and indirectly influencing the economy of Canada. Let’s see now the 40 Canadian largest insurance companies by total assets. Manulife Financial Corporation is the largest insurer in Canada by assets and market capitalization. Great-West Lifeco, a subsidiary of Power Financial Corp, is the second-largest insurer in Canada by assets and the largest by gross premiums written. Desjardins is the third largest insurance company in the country, followed by Sun Life Financial, Fairfax Financial, iA Financial Corp, Intact Financial, E-L Financial Corp, La Capitale (Beneva) and RBC Life… Continue reading