Proprietary trading firms generally play a totally different game compared to the investment banks. It’s like comparing basketbal to hockey, lasagna to hamburgers or China to America. The banking capitals are also not the exact same cities as the main cities for proprietary trading firms. Frankfurt, Paris, Tokyo – just three cities that are house to large banks. However, these cities are not known for being important cities to proprietary trading firms. So, what are the important cities for proprietary trading firms?
We have an overview for you! The main cities that are house to proprietary trading firms are
- Chicago and New York in North America
- Amsterdam and London in Europe
- Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore in Asia
- Sydney in Australia
Of course, there are other cities that are house to proprietary trading firms. An overview of the proprietary trading firms per city can be found here. Did we miss any firm? Let us know in the comments!