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Austria's Raiffeisen Bank International AG registered the largest quarter-over-quarter increase in leverage ratio during the fourth quarter of 2018, among a sample of big European banks compiled by S&P Global Market Intelligence.

The bank increased its ratio by 55 basis points over the period, ending at 6.65%. The leverage ratio measures Tier 1 capital as a percentage of total leverage, including both on- and off-balance-sheet exposures.

PAO Sberbank of Russia had the strongest ratio at the end of the quarter, 11.30%, despite dropping 10 basis points during the three-month period. Second on the list was Raiffeisen Gruppe Switzerland with a ratio of 7.60%.

France-based La Banque Postale SA was at the bottom of the list, with a ratio of 3.40%, and Germany's Deutsche Bank AG was second to last, with 4.10%.


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