New York has maintained its place on the high of the World Monetary Centres Index (GFCI), whereas London has held on to second place as Chinese language cities slipped.
The index, printed by the Z/Yen Group in partnership with think-tank China Improvement Institute, can be a aid to London specifically after it misplaced entry to the European Union monetary market when the UK left the bloc on the finish of the Brexit transition interval final December.
“The comparatively robust efficiency of New York and London means that the monetary providers sectors in these cities managed to maintain their efficiency regardless of radical adjustments in working practices over the last 18 months,” GFCI stated.
Hong Kong and Singapore, in third and fourth place, each fell 25 factors within the scores.
“We see two patterns within the outcomes for GFCI 30 – confidence within the restoration of the North American and Western European economies following the shock of 2020; and a levelling off following the speedy rise of Asia/Pacific centres and their financial stability within the COVID-19 pandemic,” stated Michael Mainelli, Z/Yen government chairman.
“Competitors stays tight. Outdoors the highest two centres, solely 5 factors on a 1,000 level scale separate the centres ranked third to eighth.”
Of their survey of fintech centres, New York and Shanghai retained first and second positions, with London rising two locations to 3rd place as Britain makes fintech-friendly insurance policies a precedence.