Leading UK banks 2018, by total assets

Total assets is one of the main measures of a bank's prosperity, and is defined as all assets owned by a bank. This includes, but is not limited to cash and balances, loans and advances to banks and customers, as well as debt securities.

Leading banks in the United Kingdom by total assets

At the end of 2018, HSBC Holding's total assets value amounted to just over two trillion British pounds, making the bank headquartered in London the leading bank in the ranking. The assets of The Royal Bank of Scotland (headquartered in Edinburgh) reached a value of approximately 694 billion British pounds, securing the fourth position in the ranking of the largest banks listed by assets value. Bank rankings vary in terms of measures employed to calculate the outcomes.

Market capitalization of the banking sector in Europe and UK

A different measure, frequently employed to determine the size of a bank, is market capitalization, or the total dollar market value of a company's outstanding shares. Market capitalization is calculated from the current market price of one share and the number of shares outstanding for a company. In 2019, HSBC was the largest bank in terms of market capitalization trading on the London Stock Exchange and overall in Europe. More information, including the health of the current banking sector and its evolution into the digital future can be found in the Statista DossierPlus on the European Banking sector.

Leading banks in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by total assets

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Source

Release date

2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

* HSBC holdings and Standard Chartered total assets were originally in USD and converted as of 31st December close date into GBP.
** As of April 4th 2018.

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