This statistic shows the most important financial centers in the world in 2013 (as of September).
The private institute Z / Yen has constructed an index for financial center rating, in which a multitude of factors are integrated. Important issues are the density of connections with other financial centers, the depth of specialization in certain areas and the diversity of individual sub-sectors of the financial sector. More limited topics such as corruption indices and surveys on competitiveness were also considered.
Washington D.C. ranked 14th with 689 points on the Global Financial Centres Index.