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

The world’s largest companies by assets and market cap

In the last years, many companies have reached impressive dimensions compared to the past. There are several factors that have led to these results, but they will not be analysed in this work, which will be focused on the realization of the ranking of the 30 largest companies in the world by assets and market cap. Assets refer to the final amount of all gross investments, cash and equivalents, receivables, and other assets as they are presented on the balance sheet of a company. Instead of market capitalization refers to the total euro market value of a company’s outstanding shares…. Continue reading