WINNERS OF BANKING AWARDS 2016

The global banking sector is constantly evolving due to a raft of regulations, technology developments and market reforms. The International Finance Banking Awards highlight the accomplishments of banks leading in innovation, infrastructure development and customer centricity.

Fastest Growing Bank
Afghanistan International Bank – Afghanistan

Best Customer Service Bank
Azizi Bank – Afghanistan

Best Retail Bank
Standard Bank Angola – Angola

Best Investment Bank
Standard Bank Angola – Angola

Best Corporate Bank
Banco de Fomento Angola – Angola

Best Internet Bank
Banco Económico – Angola

Best Customer Service Bank
Finibanco Angola – Angola

Best Trade Finance Bank
Banco Galicia – Argentina

Best Cash Management Company
Banco Santander Rio S.A – Argentina

Best Retail Bank
Banco de la Nacion – Argentina

Fastest Growing Bank
Banco Provincia – Argentina

Best Trade Finance Bank
Australia & New Zealand Banking Group – Australia

Best Investment Bank
Macquarie Group Limited – Australia

Best Private Bank
Westpac Banking Corporation – Australia

Best Customer Service Bank
PASHA Bank – Azerbaijan

Fastest Growing Bank
Amrahbank – Azerbaijan

Best Retail Bank
Access Bank – Azerbaijan

Best Commercial Bank
PASHA Bank – Azerbaijan

Best Private Bank
Ahli United Bank –
 Bahrain

The Fastest Growing Credit Card issuer
BAHRAIN ISLAMIC BANK – Bahrain

Best Investment Bank
Gulf International Bank – Bahrain

Best Trade Finance Bank
Ahli United Bank – Bahrain

Best Digital Bank
Citi Bank – Bangladesh

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
Standard Chartered Bank – Bangladesh

Best Retail Bank
Eastern Bank – Bangladesh

Best Retail Bank
Banco Mercantil Santa Cruz SA – Bolivia

Best Corporate Bank
Banco Mercantil Santa Cruz – Bolivia

Best Internet Bank
Banco de Crédito BCP – Bolivia

Fastest Growing Bank
Banco Bisa – Bolivia

Best Retail Bank
Stanbic Bank – Botswana

Best Internet Bank
Standard Chartered – Botswana

Fastest Growing Bank
Barclays Bank – Botswana

Best Commercial Bank
First National Bank – Botswana

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
Stanbic Bank – Botswana

Best Private Bank
BTG Pactual – Brazil

Best Investment Bank
Bradesco BBI – Brazil

Best Trade Finance Bank
Itaú BBA – Brazil

Best Commercial Bank
Banco do Brasil – Brazil

Fastest Growing Bank
Itaú Unibanco – Brazil

Best Internet Bank
Hong Leong Bank (Cambodia) Plc – Cambodia

Best Foreign Retail Bank
ANZ Royal Bank – Cambodia

Best Retail Bank
Acleda Bank Plc – Cambodia

Best Private Bank
Vattanac Bank – Cambodia

Best Commercial Bank
TD Bank – Canada

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
Scotiabank – Canada

Best Private Bank
BMO Private Bank – Canada

Best Trade Finance Bank
Royal Bank of Canada – Canada

Best Investment Bank
Scotiabank – Canada

Fastest Growing Bank
CIBC – Canada

Best Commercial Bank
Banco de Chile – Chile

Best Private Bank
LarrainVial – Chile

Best Investment Bank
Banchile – Chile

Best Trade Finance Bank
Banco Santander – Chile

Best Investment Bank
BOC International – China

Best Private Bank
China Merchants Bank – China

Best Trade Finance Bank
BANK OF CHINA(BOC) – China

Best Investment Bank
Bancolombia – Colombia

Best Private Bank
BTG Pactual – Colombia

Best Trade Finance Bank
Banco de Bogotá – Colombia

Best Investment Bank
AXIA Ventures Group – Colombia

Best Customer Service Bank
Bancolombia – Colombia

Best Retail Bank
Bank of Cyprus – Cyprus

Best Investment Bank
AXIA Ventures Group – Cyprus

Best Trade Finance Bank
Bank of Cyprus Group – Cyprus

Best Private Bank
Eurobank Cyprus Ltd – Cyprus

Best Trade Finance Bank
Bank of Cyprus Group – Cyprus

Best Retail Bank
Komer?ní banka – Czech Republic

Most Customer Centric Bank
Equa bank – Czech Republic

Fastest Growing Bank
Raiffeisen bank – Czech Republic

Best Private Bank
Czechoslovak Commercial Bank ? SOB – Czech Republic

Best Product of the year-Loan and Mortgage
Equa bank – Czech Republic

Best Investment Bank
CI Capital – Egypt

Best Corporate Bank
Barclays Bank Egypt – Egypt

Most Innovative Bank
QNB AlAhli – Egypt

Most Innovative Retail Bank Product
Bank Audi – Egypt

Best Trade Finance Bank
Commercial International Bank – Egypt

Best Private Bank
Citi Private Bank – Egypt

Best Retail Bank
QNB AlAhli – Egypt

Best SME Bank
QNB AlAhli – Egypt

Fastest Growing Bank
EG Bank – Egypt

Best New Mobile Application
Bank Republic – Georgia

Best Private Bank
TBC Bank – Georgia

Best Trade Finance Bank
Bank of Georgia – Georgia

Best Investment Bank
Galt & Taggart – Georgia

Best Investment Bank
Deutsche Bank AG – Germany

Best Trade Finance Bank
Deutsche Bank AG – Germany

Best Private Bank
Berenberg Bank – Germany

Best CSR Bank
GLS Gemeinschaftsbank eG – Germany

Best Internet Bank
Standard Chartered – Ghana

Best Corporate Bank
Zenith Bank – Ghana

Best Commercial Bank
GCB Bank – Ghana

Best Wealth Management Company
The Royal Bank – Ghana

Fastest Growing Bank
Zenith Bank – Ghana

Best Private Bank
Eurobank – Greece

Best Retail Bank
National Bank of Greece – Greece

Best Internet Bank
Piraeus Bank – Greece

Fastest Growing Bank
Eurobank – Greece

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
Piraeus Bank – Greece

Best Private Bank
HSBC Private Bank – Hong Kong

Best Investment Bank
CCB International (Holdings) Ltd – Hong Kong

Best Mobile Banking Application
The Bank of East Asia, Limited – Hong Kong

Best Trade Finance Bank
Standard Chartered – Hong Kong

Best Private Bank
HSBC Private Bank – Hong Kong

Best Investment Bank
CCB International (Holdings) Ltd – Hong Kong

Best Mobile Banking Application
The Bank of East Asia, Limited – Hong Kong

Best Trade Finance Bank
Standard Chartered – Hong Kong

Best Private Bank
Kotak Wealth Management – India

Best Retail Bank
HDFC Bank – India

Best Trade Finance Bank
State Bank of India – India

Best Corporate Bank
ICICI Bank – India

Best Investment Bank
Axis Bank – India

Fastest Growing Bank
Yes Bank – India

Best Trade Finance Bank
Bank Central Asia – Indonesia

Best Internet Bank
Bank Danamon – Indonesia

Best CSR Bank
PT Bank Danamon – Indonesia

Best Investment Bank
Mandiri Sekuritas – Indonesia

Best Islamic Bank
Bank Syariah Mandiri – Indonesia

Best Private Bank
Bank Mandiri – Indonesia

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
Bank Saderat – Iran

Best Retail Bank
Bank Saderat Iran – Iran

Best Retail Bank
Bank Hapoalim – Israel

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
Bank Leumi – Israel

Best Internet Bank
Bank Hapoalim – Israel

Best Investment Bank
Migdal Investment Banking – Israel

Fastest Growing Bank
Bank Leumi – Israel

Best Private Bank
Banca Generali – Italy

Best Investment Bank
Unicredit – Italy

Best Investment Bank
Scotiabank – Jamaica

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
National Commercial Bank – Jamaica

Best Corporate Bank
FirstCaribbean International Bank – Jamaica

Most Innovative Bank
First Global Bank – Jamaica

Best Digital Bank
Scotiabank – Jamaica

Best Investment Bank
JPMorgan Chase & Co – Jordan

Most Innovative Bank
Jordan Islamic Bank – Jordan

Best Islamic Bank
Jordan Dubai Islamic Bank – Jordan

Best Corporate Bank
Jordan Islamic Bank – Jordan

Best SME Bank
JSC Halyk Bank – Jordan

Best Trade Finance Bank
Arab Bank – Jordan

Best Trade Finance Bank
Eurasian Bank – Jordan

Fastest Growing Retail Bank
Jordan Dubai Islamic Bank – Jordan

Best Investment Bank
Kazkommerts Securities – Kazakhstan

Fastest Growing Bank
Alfa Bank – Kazakhstan

Best SME Bank
JSC Halyk Bank – Kazakhstan

Best Corporate Bank
JSC Kazkommertsbank – Kazakhstan

Best Trade Finance Bank
Eurasian Bank – Kazakhstan

Fastest Growing Bank
Alfa Bank – Kazakhstan

Most Innovative Bank
Chase Bank Kenya Limited – Kenya

Best Private Bank
Standard Bank Wealth and Investment – Kenya

Excellence in Mobile Banking Support
Cellulant Corporation – Kenya

Best Investment Bank
Stanbic Bank – Kenya

Best Trade Finance Bank
Stanbic Bank – Kenya

Best Retail Bank
Gulf Bank – Kuwait

Best Islamic Banking Solutions Provider
International Turnkey Systems (ITS) – Kuwait

Most Innovative Bank
Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait K.S.C.P – Kuwait

Best Retail Customer Service Bank
Gulf Bank – Kuwait

Fastest Growing Bank
WarbaBank – Kuwait

Best Retail Bank
International Commercial Bank Lao Ltd – Laos

Best Investment Management Company
Blominvest Bank – Lebanon

Best Investment Bank
Bankmed – Lebanon

Best Commercial Bank
Bank of Beirut – Lebanon

Best Trade Finance Bank
Bankmed – Lebanon

Most Socially Responsible Bank
Banco Nacional Ultramarino, S.A. (BNU) – Macao

Outstanding contribution in the Investment Banking Sector
Kenanga Holdings Berhad – Datuk Chay Wai Leong – Group Managing Director – Malaysia

Best Investment Bank
CIMB Bank Berhad – Malaysia

Best Managed Bank
Bank Rakyat – Malaysia

Best Islamic Retail Bank
Bank Rakyat – Malaysia

Best Investment Bank for Online Trading
Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad – Malaysia

Best Trade Finance Bank
Malayan Banking Berhad – Malaysia

Best Islamic Bank
Bank Rakyat – Malaysia

Best Internet Bank
HSBC – Mauritius

Best SME Bank
MauBank Ltd – Mauritius

Best Investment Bank
Mauritius Commercial Bank Ltd – Mauritius

Best Trade Finance Bank
Mauritius Commercial Bank – Mauritius

Best Private Bank
MCB Private Banking – Mauritius

Fastest Growing Bank
Barclays Bank of Mauritius – Mauritius

Most Socially Responsible Bank
Banco Santander (México) S.A. – Mexico

Best Private Bank
BBVA Bancomer – Mexico

Best Investment Bank
BBVA CIB – Mexico

Best Trade Finance Bank
Banco Santander (México) S.A. – Mexico

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
Golomt Bank – Mongolia

Best Retail Bank
Khan Bank – Mongolia

Best Trade Finance Bank
Trade and Development Bank – Mongolia

Best Internet Bank
Golomt Bank – Mongolia

Fastest Growing Bank
Development Bank – Mongolia

Best Cash Trade Transaction Bank
Standard Bank – Mozambique

Most Innovative Bank
Banco Nacional de Investimento – Mozambique

Best Sub-Custodian Bank
Standard Bank – Mozambique

Best Internet Bank
Banco Único – Mozambique

Fastest Growing Bank
CB Bank – Myanmar

Best Retail Bank
United Amara Bank – Myanmar

Best Internet Bank
Global IME Bank – Myanmar

Fastest Growing Bank
Standard Chartered Bank – Myanmar

Best Investment Bank
ABN Amro MeesPierson – Netherlands

Best Trade Finance Bank
ABN Amro MeesPierson – Netherlands

Best Private Bank
Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) – New Zealand

Best Investment Bank
Macquarie Group Limited – New Zealand

Best Trade Finance Bank
ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited – New Zealand

Best Internet Bank
Zenith Bank – Nigeria

Best Trade Finance Bank
Access Bank – Nigeria

Best Corporate Bank
Guaranty Trust Bank – Nigeria

Most Innovative Bank
FBNQuest – Nigeria

Best Private Bank
Standard Bank Wealth and Investment – Nigeria

Best Commercial Bank
Zenith Bank – Nigeria

Best SME Bank
Diamond Bank – Nigeria

Best Investment Bank
Bank Muscat – Oman

Best Trade Finance Bank
Bank Muscat – Oman

Best Islamic Retail Bank
Bank Nizwa – Oman

Best Investment Bank
Habib Bank – Pakistan

Best Credit Card Offerings
Bank Alfalah – Pakistan

Best Trade Finance Bank
HBL (Habib Bank) – Pakistan

Best Specialized Savings Bank
Quds Bank – Palestinian Territory

Most Socially Responsible Bank
Land Bank of the Philippines – Philippines

Best Private Bank
BDO Unibank, Inc – Philippines

Most Innovative Lending Platform
Land Bank of the Philippines – Philippines

Best Trade Finance Bank
BDO Unibank – Philippines

Best Foreign Retail Bank
CTBC Bank (Philippines) Corp – Philippines

Best Card Offering
RCBC Bankard Services Corporation – Philippines

Best CSR initiative
Land Bank of the Philippines – Philippines

Most Innovative Bank
Philippine National Bank (PNB) – Philippines

Best Investment Bank
First Metro Investment Corporation – Philippines

Best Private Bank
mBank – Poland

Best Investment Bank
PKO Polish Bank – Poland

Best Trade Finance Bank
mBank – Poland

Most Innovative Bank
Banco BNI Europa – Portugal

Best Investment Bank
Caixa Banco de Investimento SA CaixaBI – Portugal

Best Trade Finance Bank
Novo Banco – Portugal

Most Innovative Bancassurance Product
Qatar National bank (QNB) – Qatar

Best Islamic Bank
QIIB – Qatar

Fastest Growing Private Bank
Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) Q.S.C. – Qatar

Best Commercial Bank
Doha Bank – Qatar

Best SME Bank
Qatar Development Bank – Qatar

Most Innovative Islamic Banking product
Barwa Bank – Tharaa Product – Qatar

Best In-House Marketing and Communication Team
Barwa Bank – Qatar

The Best Islamic Corporate Bank
Masraf al Rayan – Qatar

Most Innovative Retail Bank
Touch Bank – Russia

Best Private Bank
Credit Suisse – Russia

Best Trade Finance Bank
VTB Bank – Russia

Best Investment Bank
VTB Capital – Russia

Best Internet Bank
OCBC Bank – Saudi Arabia

Most User Friendly Mobile Banking Solutions
Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore) Limited – Saudi Arabia

Best Trade Finance Bank
DBS Bank Ltd – Saudi Arabia

Best Investment Bank
SambaCapital & Investment Management Company – Saudi Arabia

Best CSR Bank
Saudi Hollandi Bank – Saudi Arabia

Best Mobile App (Banking)
Saudi Hollandi Bank – Saudi Arabia

Best Investment Bank
DBS Bank Ltd – Saudi Arabia

Best Credit Card – Visa Infinite
Standard Chartered Bank – Saudi Arabia

Best Commercial Bank
The Saudi British Bank (SABB) – Saudi Arabia

Best Trade Finance Bank
The Saudi British Bank (SABB) – Saudi Arabia

Excellence in Customer Experience
Australia & New Zealand Banking Group – Saudi Arabia

Most Innovative Bank
The Saudi British Bank (SABB) – Saudi Arabia

Best Environmental Sustainable Bank
The Saudi Investment Bank – Saudi Arabia

Excellence in Customer Experience
Australia & New Zealand Banking Group – Singapore

Best Internet Bank
OCBC Bank – Singapore

Most User Friendly Mobile Banking Solutions
Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore) Limited – Singapore

Best Private Bank
DBS Bank Ltd – Singapore

Best Trade Finance Bank
DBS Bank Ltd – Singapore

Best Investment Bank
DBS Bank Ltd – Singapore

Best Credit Card – Visa Infinite
Standard Chartered Bank – Singapore

Best Private Bank
Investec – South Africa

Best Investment Bank
Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) – South Africa

Best Trade Finance Bank
Standard Bank – South Africa

Best Trade Finance Bank
KEB Hana Bank – South Korea

Best Private Bank
Shinhan Bank – South Korea

Best Investment Bank
NH Investment & Securities – South Korea

Best Private Bank
Bankinter – Spain

Best Trade Finance Bank
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA) – Spain

Best Investment Bank
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA) – Spain

Best SME Bank
Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC – Sri Lanka

Best Trade Finance Bank
CTBC Bank – Taiwan

Best Corporate Bank
Cathay United Bank Co., Ltd – Taiwan

Best Investment Bank
CTBC Bank – Taiwan

Best Private Bank
Taipei Fubon Bank – Taiwan

Best Trade Finance Bank
CTBC Bank – Taiwan

Best Digital Bank
Standard Chartered – Thailand

Best Private Bank
Kasikornbank PCL – Thailand

Best Investment Bank
Bangkok Bank – Thailand

Best Commercial Bank
Siam Commercial Bank – Thailand

Fastest Growing Bank
Bank of Ayudhya – Thailand

Best Mobile App (Banking)
Republic Bank – Trinidad and Tobago

Best Corporate Social Responsible Bank
Scotiabank – Trinidad and Tobago

Best Credit Card Offerings
Scotiabank – Trinidad and Tobago

Best Private Bank
Scotiabank – Akbank

Best Investment Bank
Scotiabank – IS Investment

Most Innovative Bank
Scotiabank – Odeabank

Best New Mobile Application
National Bank of Abu Dhabi Securities – United Arab Emirates

Best New Banking Mobile Application
UNITED ARAB BANK, P.J.S.C. (UAB) – United Arab Emirates

Best Research House
National Bank of Abu Dhabi Securities – United Arab Emirates

Most Innovative New Investment Bank
Global Investment Bank Limited – United Arab Emirates

Best Islamic Wholesale Banking
Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank – United Arab Emirates

Best Equity Finance Company
National Bank of Abu Dhabi Securities – United Arab Emirates

Best New Banking Mobile Application
UNITED ARAB BANK, P.J.S.C. (UAB) – United Arab Emirates

Best Small Bank
Habib Bank AG Zurich – United Kingdom

Best Treasury & Cash Management Providers
Lloyds Bank – United Kingdom

Best Private Bank
HSBC – United Kingdom

Best Digital Bank
Citi – United Kingdom

Best Islamic Bank
Bank of London and The Middle East – United Kingdom

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
HSBC – United Kingdom

Best Investment Bank
Barclays – United Kingdom

Most Innovative Bank
First Midwest Bank – United States

Best Commercial Bank
Synovus Financial Corp – United States

Best Private Bank
Northern Trust Corporation – United States

Best Investment Bank
JPMorgan Chase & Co – United States

Best Corporate Advisory Board
BAC A Bank – Vietnam

Best Credit Card Offerings
Sacombank – Vietnam

Most Innovative Retail Bank
PVcomBank – Vietnam

Best Mobile App
LienViet Post Joint Stock Commercial Bank – Vietnam

Best Cash Management Bank
Vietcombank – Vietnam

Best Foreign Retail Bank
Australia & New Zealand Banking Group – Vietnam

Best Internet Bank
Sacombank – Vietnam

Best Customer Service Bank
Saigon Commercial Bank – Vietnam

Best Mobile App
LienViet Post Joint Stock Commercial Bank – Vietnam

Best Travel Card Offerings
Australia & New Zealand Banking Group – Vietnam

Best Working Place in the Banking Sector
National Citizen Bank – Vietnam

Best Foreign Retail Bank
Australia & New Zealand Banking Group – Vietnam

Best Fund Management Company
Vietcombank Fund Management – Vietnam

Best Socially Responsible Bank
BAC A Bank – Vietnam

Best Mobile App
LienViet Post Joint Stock Commercial Bank – Vietnam

Most Innovative Credit Card Services
SeABank – Vietnam

Best Priority Banking
Standard Chartered Bank (Vietnam) Limited – Vietnam

Best Card Payment Service POS/ATM
Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) – Vietnam

Best Credit Card – Vietnam 2016
Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) – Vietnam