World’s 50 Safest Banks 2010

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Caisse des Depots et Consignations (CDC) heads the 2010 ranking of the “World’s 50 Safest Banks” published by US-based magazine Global Finance. Among the Spanish banks featured, Banco Santander dropped one position to 14th place, BBVA ranked 21st, Banesto climbed one rung to 24th and La Caixa moved up slightly, to 28th position.

The list was selected through a comparison of the long-term credit ratings and total assets of the world’s 500 largest banks.

The complete rankings are available at the Global Finance website.