Following are the largest banks in the world ranked by market capitalization. With more than 70 million customers and over 9,000 locations, Wells Fargo is currently the largest bank in the world based on market capitalization. It also the second largest bank in the US by deposits and debit cards. Three of the top 5 world’s largest banks are US financial institutions.

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Rank
April
2013
Rank
March
2014
Bank Country Market cap, US$ (March 31, 2014)
4 1 Wells Fargo & Co US 261.72B
5 2 JP Morgan Chase & Co US 229.90B
1 3 Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) China 196.21B
3 4 HSBC Holdings UK 191.43B
8 5 Bank of America US 181.77B
2 6 China Construction Bank China 160.83B
7 7 Citigroup Inc US 144.63B
6 8 Agricultural Bank of China China 126.41B
9 9 Bank of China China 115.92B
10 10 Commonwealth Bank of Australia Australia 115.35B
17 11 Banco Santander Spain 110.57B
 - 12 Allied Irish Banks (AIB) * Ireland 100.61B
11 13 Westpac Banking Corporation Australia 99.22B
22 14 BNP Paribas France 96.03B
14 15 Royal Bank of Canada Canada 95.18B
29 16 Lloyds Banking Group UK 90.92B
18 17 Toronto-Dominion Bank Canada 86.49B
13 18 Australia and New Zealand Banking (ANZ) Australia 83.25B
12 19 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) Japan 78.45B
27 20 US Bancorp US 78.11B
25 21 UBS AG Switzerland 78.06B
15 22 National Australia Bank Australia 75.47B
24 23 Goldman Sachs Group US 74.18B
23 24 Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank) Canada 70.49B
16 25 Itau Unibanco Brazil 70.46B
32 26 BBVA Spain 69.59B
31 27 Barclays Plc UK 63.24B
39 28 Morgan Stanley US 61.58B
26 29 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Japan 59.14B
34 30 Royal Bank of Scotland Group UK 58.68B
21 31 Banco Bradesco Brazil 57.41B
35 32 Nordea Bank Sweden 55.20B
51 33 UniCredit SpA Italy 52.81B
28 34 Standard Chartered UK 51.58B
38 35 Credit Suisse Group Switzerland 51.51B
54 36 Intesa Sanpaolo Italy 50.84B
20 37 Sberbank of Russia Russia 49.26B
33 38 Mizuho Financial Group Japan 48.15B
56 39 Societe Generale France 47.62B
45 40 PNC Financial Services US 46.46B
36 41 Deutsche Bank AG Germany 45.69B
30 42 Bank of Communications China 45.15B
46 43 Capital One Financial Corp US 44.19B
41 44 Bank of Montreal (BMO) Canada 43.20B
47 45 Bank of New York Mellon Corp US 40.06B
40 46 China Merchants Bank China 39.83B
 - 47 Credit Agricole SA France 38.87B
37 48 China Minsheng Banking Corp (CMBC) China 34.947
50 49 China Citic Bank China 34.84B
  50 Charles Schwab Corp US 35.49B
  51 Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Canada 34.29B
  52 HDFC Bank Limited India 32.70B
  53 DBS Group Holdings Singapore 32.24B
  54 Svenska Handelsbanken AB Sweden 30.56B
  55 Hang Seng Bank Hong Kong 30.39B
  56 BOC Hong Kong Hong Kong 30.06B
  57 State Street Corp US 30.02B
  58 Swedbank Sweden 29.45B
  59 Industrial Bank Co China 29.20B
  60 Shanghai Pudong Development Bank China 29.16B
  61 Banco do Brasil Brazil 28.12B
  62 Danske Bank A/S Denmark 27.45B
  63 United Overseas Bank Singapore 27.09B
  64 Malayan Banking Berhad Malaysia 26.78B
  65 Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp Singapore 26.32B
  66 ICICI Bank Limited India 25.28B
  67 State Bank of India India 24.00B
  68 Nomura Holdings, Inc. Japan 23.83B
  69 SunTrust Banks, Inc. US 21.27B
  70 Banco Santander (Brasil) Brazil 21.17B
  71 Commerzbank AG Germany 20.89B
  72 Shinhan Financial Group South Korea 20.84B

* Allied Irish Banks Plc is currently overvalued. According to valuation by Goodbody Corporate Finance, it has a market cap of about of $7 billion.

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