An established centre, the UK is truly the world's most global hub for banking. From capital markets and retail and investment banking through to the fast moving fintech sector that is reshaping the banking of the future. UK banking assets are the fourth largest in the world and the largest in Europe.
The UK banking sector is a forward looking mix of large retail banks, challengers and fintechs offering banking services. With one of the world's most technically savvy consumer markets, where 9 out of 10 UK customers choose to do transactions digitally, the UK presents an outstanding opportunity to firms.
This factsheet gives an overview of key facts and statistics about the UK's banking and capital markets offer.