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Overview of the data

BANKSCOPE is a comprehensive, global database containing information on public and private banks. It includes information on 28,000 banks around the world. It combines data from the main information provider, Fitch Ratings, and nine other sources, with software for searching and analysis. Each bank report contains detailed consolidated and/or unconsolidated balance sheet and income statement totalling up to 200 data items and 36 pre-calculated ratios per bank. The data is provided in varying degrees of standardisation and detail so you can search and analyse banks across borders. "As reported" information is also provided so you can analyse individual banks in detail. In addition to the existing ratios you can also create your own that you can display in the reports and also use in your searches and analyses.

BANKSCOPE also provides:

  • Ratings, rating reports, country risk ratings and reports - ratings are provided by 4 agencies and a total of 18 ratings are available
  • Ownership – researched by BvDEP this section lists a bank’s shareholders, banking subsidiaries and non-banking subsidiaries
  • Security and price information
  • News
  • Scanned images of the annual or interim accounts as published by the bank

How to access this database

In DVDs, contact Josep A. Tribó

How to use this database

Basic information on how to use this database can be found in BankScope User Guide.


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