Countries covered: primarily countries with active capital markets Ratings Agencies
Moody’s Investors Services publishes financial statements and selected FSIs for the rated banks in each country in a banking statistical supplement. Each supplement contains 5 years of annual bank-level data. For some countries, banking system aggregates are also available. Moody’s also rates the financial strength of each bank, using bank performance and other country-specific indicators. The data coverage is as follows:
• Years covered: each statistical supplement covers 5 years of annual data
• Countries covered: rated banks in developed and emerging market countries, annual frequency; data timeliness varies depending on when the supplement was published and has up to 1 year of lag
Fitch Research publishes selected financial information for the top five to six banks in developed countries and in some emerging market countries as part of its special reports on rated banks’ financial results. Some information on financial system structure and
bank regulations is also available from its reports on banking systems and prudential regulations. The data coverage is as follows:
• Years covered: each report usually covers 2 years of data
• Countries covered: developed and emerging market countries
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