Scotland’s record of innovation and excellence in financial services stretches back hundreds of years.
Today the industry remains at the heart of our economy and Scotland is recognised as a global leader for financial services.
Over the last 30 years Scotland has become an important asset servicing locations and is now established as a major European centre for the industry.
The banking industry employed 50,000 people in 2008 making it a major source of employment in Scotland.
Over one percent of Scotland’s working population is employed in the insurance sector.
Our investment management sector mixes large institutions and smaller businesses delivering a variety of products around the world.
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Scotland's investment management sector manages assets of £750 billion
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