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The World's Most Competitive Financial Centers

Recently released, the Global Financial Centres Index, which was created by  for the city of London, ranks 75 major financial centers in terms of their competitiveness on a global scale.Important factors to gauge a center's competitiveness include people, business environment, infrastructure, market access and general competitiveness, which includes measures such as occupancy costs, tax information and exchange agreements, for a total of 64 instrumental factors.So what are the most competitive g

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Most Competitive Financial Centers

Recently released, the Global Financial Centres Index, which was created by the Z/Yen Group for the city of London, ranks 75 major financial centers in terms of their competitiveness on a global scale.

Important factors to gauge a center's competitiveness include people, business environment, infrastructure, market access and general competitiveness, which includes measures such as occupancy costs, tax information and exchange agreements, for a total of 64 instrumental factors.

So what are the most competitive global financial centers? Click ahead to find out!

By Paul Toscano
Posted 22 Sept 2009

Photo: Owen Byrne