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Singapore ranks 1st in the world in Grant Thornton’s Global Dynamism Index

16 Sep 2015

Singapore ranks 1st in the world in Grant Thornton’s Global Dynamism Index. Grant Thornton has released the 2015 edition of its Global Dynamism Index.  The Index, based on data collected by the Economist Intelligence Unit, ranks the business growth environments of 60 leading economies.

Russia offers good technology and an improving financing says global business growth index

16 Sep 2015

Russia offers good  technology and an improving financing says global business growth index. New research reveals an improved financing environment alongside strong science and technology infrastructure can still help to attract dynamic businesses to Russia despite a low ranking in the Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI). 

Strong growth and dynamic workforce boosts India’s ranking in global business growth environment index

16 Sep 2015

Strong growth and dynamic workforce boosts India’s ranking in global business growth environment index. A strong and productive workforce have helped to boost India’s ranking in the Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI) which ranks the business growth environments of 60 leading economies. The country has gained 14 places since the last version of the index, rising to rank 34.

Singapore, Israel, Australia top business growth environment index

16 Sep 2015

Singapore, Israel, Australia have beaten global competition to top the latest Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI) which ranks the business growth environments of 60 leading economies. These countries offer dynamic businesses the right mix of regulatory stability, a strong labour market, technological infrastructure, growth opportunities and access to finance.

UK foreign investment driven by economic stability and robust technology

16 Sep 2015

Economic stability and robust technology are main attractions of UK to foreign investment says global business growth environment index. The UK's business growth environment is improving according to the Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI). The UK ranks 27 out of 60 economies, rising 7 places from the previous iteration of the index.

Technology investment and a strong financing environment boost France’s ranking in global business growth environment index

16 Sep 2015

Technology investment and a strong financing environment boost France’s ranking in global business growth environment index. A strong technology infrastructure and financing environment have helped to boost France’s ranking in the Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI) which ranks the business growth environments of 60 leading economies. The country ranks 23= overall, although this masks significant variation in national strengths.  

Business-friendly regulation and a strong workforce make Australia a prime entry point for APAC

16 Sep 2015

Business-friendly regulation and a strong workforce make Australia a prime entry point for APAC. New research reveals that business-friendly regulation and an attractive labour market places Australia among the leading nations worldwide for dynamic businesses looking to expand.

US$250bn in overseas real estate investment driven by gut feeling rather than data

09 Sep 2015

Soft power and gut instinct is driving an estimated US$250bn per year* in overseas real estate investment, a new report by Grant Thornton reveals, showing that feeling rather than data analysis determines many investment decisions. This comes amid a surge of overseas real estate activity as investors seek new bedrocks of political stability. However Grant Thornton warns that reliance on instinct, while important, can lead investors to miss emerging pockets of opportunity if not complemented by more analysis and using local expertise.

Paul Raleigh named global leader for growth and advisory services

01 Jul 2015

Effective 1 July 2015, Paul Raleigh will serve as the Grant Thornton global leader for growth and advisory services. Raleigh, who has been a member of the Grant Thornton global leadership team since 2012, has most recently served as global leader for strategic development and growth, and as regional leader for Europe.

Grant Thornton named one of the 50 'World’s Most Attractive Global Employers'

24 Jun 2015

A survey of more than 240,000 business and engineering students from 12 of the world’s largest economies named Grant Thornton one of the 50 'World’s most attractive global employers'. The survey was conducted as part of the Universum Annual Student Survey.