The financial consulting company Z/Yen Group following the results of the first half of the year, calculated the Global Financial Centers index, according to which New York beat London by only two points and became the world's largest financial center, finversia.ru wrote. The third place in the list was taken by Hong Kong. On the fourth place was Singapore. The fifth place was taken by Tokyo. Sydney, Beijing, Zurich and Frankfurt are also among the ten world's largest financial centers. Z/Yen experts note that in this rating the results turned out to be mixed, whereas in the previous rating the assessments of leading financial centers were improving, and the results of the cities closing the list were worsening.