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The World's 50 Biggest Banks Have Gotten Even Bigger
The world's 50 largest banks had combined assets nearly equal to the value of all the goods and services produced around the world in 2012. This trend toward larger, consolidated banks may increase efficiency and lower the cost of lending through economies of scale, but it also poses new challenges for bank regulators to monitor systemic risk and manage "too big to fail" dilemmas.

Source: James R. Barth, Apanard (Penny) Prabha, and Phillip Swagel, Just How Big Is the Too Big to Fail Problem?, Milken Institute, March 2012, p. 27, Figure 10.

The World's 50 Biggest Banks Have Gotten Even Bigger

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