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Singapore tops developing Asia's financial services FDI

April 1, 2016

With overall inflows decreasing across the region, Singapore attracted the largest amount of financial services foreign direct investment in emerging Asian markets in 2015.

London on top in stagnant Europe for inward investment

March 1, 2016

London is the top performer in a far-from vintage year for attracting foreign investment to European financial centres, as well as being the leader for outbound investment

São Paulo and Buenos Aires lead for Latam FDI

March 1, 2016

A weakening economy has not deterred inward investment to Brazil’s financial centres, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, while Buenos Aires is the Latin American leader for outward FDI.

 

Beijing largest IFC by bank assets

January 4, 2016

Beijing leads the global ranking of international financial centres in terms of assets, but western Europe has the most centres. 

New York leads, Toronto gains

December 1, 2015

US financial services may have taken a hit in terms of inward foreign direct investment, but New York banks continue to dominate the rankings.

Latin American IFCs witness big FDI fall

November 2, 2015

São Paulo leads the ranking for investment in financial services in Latin America and the Caribbean, but overall investment has declined dramatically in the past year. 

Shanghai still leads Asia-Pacific FDI

September 27, 2015

Bangalore climbs the rankings while Beijing falls, and Seoul is first in outward investment.

London stays on top of IFC tree

September 1, 2015

In The Banker's ranking of the world’s international financial centres, London continues to lead over close rival New York, but competitors from China and Japan are rising through the ranks.

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London tops western Europe FDI tables

August 2, 2015

The UK capital leads in both inflows and outflows of FDI among western European IFCs, while Madrid, Milan and Dublin show strongly.

Shanghai tops Chinese ranking of finance centres for inward FDI

July 1, 2015

Shanghai is China’s biggest international financial centre in terms of inflows of foreign direct investment, while Beijing tops the table for outflows.

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