The 20 oldest banks in the world still operating today

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The 20 oldest banks in the world still operating today

The history of banking around the world spans centuries.

Some of the longest continuously operating banks were founded between the 15th and 18th centuries.

From BNY Mellon to Italy’s Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, here are historic banks that are still around today as independent institutions or as subsidiaries of larger corporations.