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Old Posted Sep 29, 2012, 10:46 PM
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Global financial index centre '12 (Canadian cities doing well)

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Centre Rank Rating
London 1 785
NewYork 2 765
Hong Kong 3 733
Singapore 4 725
Zurich 5 691
Seoul 6 685
Tokyo 7 684
Chicago 8 683
Geneva 9 682
Toronto 10 681
Boston 11 680
San Fran12 678
Frankfurt 13 677
D.C. 14 672
Sydney 15 670
Vancouver 16 668
Montreal 17 667
Melbourne 18 657
Shanghai 19 656
Jersey 20 654
Osaka 21 650
Dubai 22 648
Calgary 23 647
Luxembourg 24 646
Munich 25 645

Table 3 | The ten centres likely to become more significant
Singapore 42
Shanghai 35
Hong Kong 33
Toronto 20
Sao Paulo 15
Luxembourg 14
Beijing 11
Moscow 11
Mumbai 11
London 7

Table 4 | The ten centres where newoffices will be opened
Singapore 17
Hong Kong 14
London 11
Shanghai 8
Dubai 6
Beijing 5
Mumbai 5
New York 5
Calgary 4
Luxembourg 4

GFCI 12 financial centre profiles

top section: ''Broad and deep/ global leaders'' (no particular order)
Hong Kong
New York

2nd section: Established Transnational (no particular order)


3rd section: Established players (no particular order)

Mexico City
San Francisco
Sao Paulo


''Other top 50 centres that have done well include Montreal, Abu Dhabi and Kuala Lumpur''

''New York, Chicago and Toronto retain their positions in the GFCI top ten and North America has eight centres in the top 17. Montreal shows the largest rise in the ratings of all the American centres. Calgary was a new entrant in GFCI 11 and has climbed to 23rd place in GFCI 12. Canada has four centres in the GFCI, all within the top 25.''

''Toronto has favourable ratings fromthe USA and other Canadian centres.''

''Montreal is viewed less favourably in Asia/Pacific and Europe than in North America and the offshore centres but is assessed less favourably everywhere else.''

“The Canadian centres are all strong and Montreal
and Vancouver are catching up with Toronto.”
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Old Posted Sep 30, 2012, 3:42 AM
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Am I the only one who noticed that on the top ranking Paris ISN'T listed? That seems pretty odd to me.
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Old Posted Sep 30, 2012, 2:19 PM
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no Peoria and no Drummondville? Something is amiss.
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Old Posted Sep 30, 2012, 4:21 PM
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Originally Posted by ssiguy View Post
Am I the only one who noticed that on the top ranking Paris ISN'T listed? That seems pretty odd to me.

They are listed, at 29th though.
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