Top Countries By Deposit Rates

Country (Currency) Deposit Rate Max. Protected Amount Deposit Rating
Poland (PLN) 1.74% 100,000 EUR Aa3
Romania (RON) 1.54% 100,000 EUR A3
Czech Republic (CZK) 1.36% 100,000 EUR Aa2
Netherlands (EUR) 1.22% 100,000 EUR Aaa
Slovakia (EUR) 1.18% 100,000 EUR Aaa
United Kingdom (GBP) 1.11% 85,000 GBP Aaa
France (EUR) 1.10% 100,000 EUR Aaa
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Top Rated Banks

Rank Bank Fitch/Moody's
1 Zürcher Kantonalbank AAA/Aaa
2 Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau AAA/Aaa
3 Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank AAA/Aaa
4 Landeskreditbank Baden-Württemberg - Förderbank - AAA/Aaa
5 LfA Förderbank Bayern -/Aaa
6 NRW.BANK AAA/-
7 BNG Bank NV -/Aaa
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Largest Banks

Rank Bank Country Total Assets (bln EUR)
1 BNP Paribas S.A. France 2,041
2 Credit Argicole S.A. France 1,624
3 Deutsche Bank AG Germany 1,348
4 Société Générale France 1,309
5 BPCE France 1,274
6 Barclays Bank plc United Kingdom 981
7 ING Bank NV Netherlands 887
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