Top Largest Banks in Argentina

The top largest banks of Argentina include Bank of the Argentine Nation, Banco Macro, BBVA Banco Frances, HSBC Bank Argentina, Banco Santander Río, among others.

Banco de la Nación Argentina (Bank of the Argentine Nation) is a leading state-owned bank in Argentina, and the largest in the country's banking sector. The bank has branches throughout the country, with overseas branches in Bolivia; Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Brazil; Georgetown, Cayman Islands; Santiago, Chile; Paris; Tokyo; Panama City; and more.

Banco Macro is the second biggest domestically-owned private bank in Argentina. By the end of March 2006, Macro started to be listed in the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), where it was able to make its debut with rising prices for its shares, being the first company to be listed abroad since 1997. Macro is ranked as the Number One National Banks of Private Capitals.

BBVA Banco Frances is the oldest private bank in Argentina, and the third largest bank in the country, with total assets of $6.6 billion (2008).

The HSBC Group has had a presence in Argentina since 1987 when it took a stake in Banco Roberts SA. HSBC Bank Argentina is the seventh biggest bank in the country, providing a full range of banking and financial products and services, including commercial, consumer and corporate banking.

Banco Santander Río is a leading commercial bank and financial services company in teh country. Based in Buenos Aires, its banking operations are the third largest in Argentina, and the largest among all privately-owned banks in the country.

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