Surprise, Surprise - The Biggest Bank In The World Is..

BNP Paribas.

That's according to Bloomberg, which looked at bank assets as at 30.10.10 and calculated the percentage change from June 2007.

Here's the Top 15

1. BNP Paribas - $3.12 trillion in assets (+34.47% change on June 2007)

2. HSBC - $2.74 trillion (+12.46%)

3. Barclays - $2.71 trillion (+37.03%)

4. Royal Bank of Scotland - $2.707 trillion (+56.44%)

5. Bank of America - $2.706 trillion (+54.06%)

6. Deutsche Bank - $2.69 trillion (-0.65%)

7. Credit Agricole Group - $2.66 trillion (N/A)

8. Mitsubishi UFJ - $2.65 trillion (+6.26%)

9. JPMorgan - $2.30 trillion (+38.13%)

10. Citigroup - $2.21 trillion (-12.75%)

11. Mizuho Financial - $1.99 trillion (-3.91%)

12. Lloyds Banking Group - $1.75 trillion (+191.18%)

13. Banco Santander - $1.70 trillion (+37.76%)

14. Bank of China - $1.63 trillion (+66.03%)

15. Societe Generale - $1.58 trillion (+1.01%)

Source - Bloomberg data

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