The Global Financial Centres Index(GFCI) was first developed in 2005 and has been published every six months since 2007.Starting in 2016, Z/Yen and China Development Institute joined parentship and have been working closely in the production of GFCI.
On September 25, 2020, GFCI 28 was simultaneously launched in Seoul, South Korea and Shenzhen, China, with the latter being held at China Development Institute.In this edition, 111 financial centres were rated, with the top ten centres as followed, New York, London, Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Beijing, San Francisco, Shenzhen, Zurich. While financial centres across the globe have inevitably been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, the top ten centres appear to perform better than their peers.During the launch, panelists also commented on the challenges and opportunities faced by Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area financial centres, considering the mixed performance across the leading financial centres, as well as Asia/Pacific centres.
Date: September25, 2020
Theme: Global Financial Centres Index 28 Launch and Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area financial centres outlook