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London Remains Ahead of New York as Top Global Financial Center

(Bloomberg) -- The Global Financial Centers Index measures cities based on their attractiveness to financial services professionals, according to two inputs: statistical data and a poll of finance professionals. The index was created by the Z/Yen group for the City of London.

GFCI 20RankGFCI 19Rank
London79518001
New York79427922
Singapore75237553
Hong Kong74847534
Tokyo73457285
San Francisco72067118
Boston71977099
Chicago718870611
Zurich71697146
Washington DC713107127
Sydney7121169217
Luxembourg7111269814
Toronto7101370710
Seoul7041470512
Montreal7031568621
Shanghai7001669316
Osaka6991768720
Dubai6981869913
Frankfurt6951968918
Vancouver6942068422
Taipei6922167724
Shenzhen6912268819
Geneva6892369415
Melbourne6872466930
Los Angeles6852567029
Beijing6832668223
Munich6802767227
Cayman Islands6762864141
Paris6722966732
Casablanca6713066533
Dublin6633164339
Abu Dhabi6623267526
Amsterdam6593366434
Calgary6583467128
Hamilton (Bermuda)6543562950
British Virgin Islands6533663546
Vienna6453764240
Tel Aviv6433867625
Bangkok6423963347
Doha6414065235
Busan6404164438
Jersey6394261762
Kuala Lumpur6384364936
Stockholm6364464837
Warsaw6334563148
Qingdao6314659479
Guernsey6304761366
Dalian6294866831
Oslo6284961465
Tallinn6275059678
Sao Paulo6265163943
Riga6255260571
Milan6245362554
Rio de Janeiro6235463744
Gibraltar6225561861
Liechtenstein6215659876
Istanbul6205763645
Manama6195860969
Johannesburg6185962851
Copenhagen6166063049
Glasgow6156162059
Brussels6146262752
Panama6136360372
Rome6126461663
Isle of Man6116561068
Edinburgh6106662356
Monaco6096759080
Madrid6086861564
Lisbon6076959975
Almaty6057059777
Trinidad and Tobago60471NewNew
Prague6037262257
Mexico City6007362653
Valletta5997458781
Mumbai5987564042
Jakarta5977662158
Budapest5967760074
Manila5957862455
Port Louis5947960173
Nicosia5938057683
Helsinki5868161960
Riyadh5858260670
Reykjavik5738356285
Moscow5688461167
St Petersburg5678558582
Bahamas5668656884
Athens5358755886

SOURCE: Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI) www.zyen.com http://www.zyen.com/Activities/On-line_surveys/GFCI_methodology.htm

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Kristy Scheuble

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