European banks have experienced a challenging decade, with many struggling to adapt to increasing and constantly changing regulatory requirements, as well as to a difficult economic environment. As a result, they have lost significant ground in terms of growth, profitability, and market value compared to their US and Asian peers.
However, there are signs that this trend may be reversing. Since last fall, European banks have shown renewed vigour, and have made impressive gains on the stock market.
Our latest sector analysis provides an overview on the key European players, the recent winners and losers, their key ratios, and much more.