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

The 56 largest banks in the US by total assets

US banks play an important role in the global economy and finance. Given their importance, in this work with be presented the ranking of US banks by total assets, which is one of the most widely used indicators for the comparison of banks. The total assets are defined as resources owned by the bank from which future economic benefits are expected to be generated. They are the sum of non-current and current assets, and this total should equal the sum of stockholders’ equity and total liabilities combined. After this brief introduction, let’s see now the list of the largest banks… 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

Eurozone’s Top Insurance companies by market cap

Compared to last year, most of the European Union’s insurance companies have grown in the stock market, consequently, their market capitalisation has also continued to grow. The positive results of the insurance companies were influenced by several factors, but this will not be analysed. The work will be focused on the realization of the ranking of 20 largest insurance companies in European Union, based on the market cap. Market capitalization refers to the total euro market value of a company’s outstanding shares. Commonly referred to as market cap, it is calculated by multiplying a company’s shares outstanding by the current… Continue reading