Bank ratings are not yet showing the impact of either the slowdown in emerging economies or the more sustained recovery in developed countries.
That said, Europe still leads the Global Finance list of the world's safest banks.
Some banking market instability seems to be moving from the West to certain countries in the East, and companies are keeping a close eye on the solidity and reliability of their counterparts worldwide.
Rankings from previous years:
(The safest U.S. bank, incidentally, is BNY Mellon—No. 31 on the list).
For Global Finance's top-10 list of the world's safest banks, click ahead.
Source: Global Finance