The World's Safest Banks 2004

Keeler, Dan
October 2004
Global Finance;Oct2004, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p66
Trade Publication
This article presents a list of the World's safest banks, the 50 institutions with the highest ratings from the leading international credit ratings agencies. The Netherlands' Rabobank is only one upgrade away from re-establishing itself as the world s safest bank--a distinction it held until last year, when Fitch nudged it down to a AA+ from its long-held tripIe-A rating. In a world where business is becoming increasingly global, banking clients will be looking for reassurance that their banks can provide the security they are looking for. INSET: HOW WE MEASURE THE SAFETY OF BANKS.


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