This is one view of the world’s top financial centres – but a better one is coming soon

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Today the Z/Yen Group publishesdthe tenth Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 10) covering 75 financial centres. The GFCI Top 10 were:

Centre GFCI 10 Rank GFCI 10 Rating GFCI 9 Rank GFCI 9 Rating Change in Rank Change in Rating
London 1 774 1 775 0 -1
New York 2 773 2 769 0 4
Hong Kong 3 770 3 759 0 11
Singapore 4 735 4 722 0 13
Shanghai 5 724 5 694 0 30
Tokyo 6 695 5 694 -1 1
Chicago 7 692 7 673 0 19
Zurich 8 686 8 665 0 21
San Francisco 9 681 13 655 4 26
Toronto 10 680 10 658 0 22

GFCI 10 uses 28,604 financial centre assessments completed by 1,887 financial services professionals.

Interesting stuff.

But next week the new Financial Secrecy Index from the Tax Justice Network is out and that will be much more telling.

Look for the overlaps I suggest!