GFCI 17: London’s competitiveness as financial centre rises further
The latest Global Financial Centres Index published by the Qatar Finance Centre Authority and Long Finance (GFCI 17) found that London is the second most competitive financial centre globally, with an increased rating of 784 out of 1,000. By this measure, London is only just behind New City (whose rating rose 7 to 785). The analysis is based on instrumental factors in five areas (e.g. infrastructure and business environment) and nearly 28,500 assessments from a survey of over 3,500 financial professionals globally over two years.
Source : 31 March 2015/GFCI 17/London/ OFF