McKinsey Global Institute's second
annual review of the financial assets of more than 100 countries
since 1980 revealed global capital market is huge.
- The world's financial assets
(including equity securities, private debt and government debt
securities, and bank deposits) total more than $136 trillion at
the end of 2004 and are expected to exceed $228 trillion by 2010
if current trends persist.
- The stock of global financial
assets has grown faster than the world's GDP ($40 trillions in
2004 to an estimated $60 trillions in 2010), indicating that
financial markets are becoming deeper and more liquid.
assets at the end of 2004 ( McKinsey Global Institute)
US GDP in first