New York became the financial capital of the world

Нью-Йорк стал финансовой столицей мира

New York scored 788 points ahead of London

The index of global financial centers into five groups of indicators and 137 individual factors.

New York came in first place in the list of largest financial centers in the world, beating former leader London. This is stated in the review of the financial consulting company Z/Yen Group Ltd., which every six months the indicator calculates the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI), published on Wednesday, September 12.

Now new York’s 788 points, the London – 786. The Hong Kong in third place, continues to close the gap on the two leaders – 783.

Fourth place was reserved Singapore. Shanghai has pressed Tokyo on the fifth line. The top ten also included Sydney, Beijing, Zurich and Frankfurt, which jumped 10 positions up. Meanwhile, Toronto, Boston, and San Francisco dropped out of the top 10, once on the 11th, 13th and 14th places respectively.

Rookie ratings became Cape town – from 38-th place. The list also joined Gujarat Indian (77) Chinese Hangzhou (86-e) and the Bulgarian capital Sofia (97th).

The index of global financial centers was first published in 2007 and updated every six months. It takes into account five groups of indicators (a total of 137 individual factors): business environment, Finance, infrastructure, human capital and reputation.

Earlier, Bloomberg called the city, which is the most favorite among millionaires. As it turned out, most of them living in Hong Kong.

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