Key Charts - Size and Structure
Size and Composition of Financial Systems Differ Widely Among G-20 Member Countries (2012)
Countries' financial systems vary not only by size but also by their dependence on different types of external financing. The U.S. relies on its capital markets to finance business activity much more than China and Europe, for instance, which depend mainly on banks.
Size and composition of financial systems differ widely among G-20 member countries (2012)
Report: James R. Barth, Chris Brummer, Tong Li, and Daniel E. Nolle, "Systemically Important Banks in the Post-Crisis Era- The Global Response and 135 Countries' Response," Milken Institute, September 2013, p. 6, Table 1.
Sources: Bankscope, Bloomberg, Bank for International Settlements, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Milken Institute.