Complex of Indicators of the Financial Structure

Yury A. Danilov – Leading Researcher of the Department of Economics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Candidate of Economic Sciences (Moscow, Russia). E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The article proposes a set of indicators of the financial structure. This set of indicators is built on the basis of an approach that takes into account significant changes in the financial structure of the world’s largest economies, including Russia, after 2008. Taking into account that the share of non-banking financial institutions has sharply increased within the framework of the financial structure, it is advisable to move from a two-tier form of presentation of the financial structure («banks – financial markets») to a three-tier one («banks – non-banking financial institutions – financial markets»). The proposed set of indicators can become a methodological basis for applied analysis of the financial structure in various countries of the world, including Russia, as well as at the global level.

Key words: financial structure, financial markets, banking sector, non-banking financial institutions, credit organizations, institutional investors.

JEL-codes: C82, G10, G21, G23.