http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Economic_Forum http://www.cba.ca/en/media-room/65-...orld-economic-forum-ranking-7th-year-in-a-row So will Canada's stranglehold as the world banking superpower continue with the collapse of oil prices? I know Scotiabank invested heavily in oil assets in the last few years. On the news the other day there was a report that Alberta is 51 billion over budget for the year if the trend continues. Cut-backs abound. My guess is that Scotiabank will drop back after a strong showing in recent years with RBC and TD Bank maintaining their positions as #2 and #1 respectively. CIBC and BMO lag behind yet remain solid rounding out the big 5.