In 2012, trust in financial services was at 43 percent on a global basis. In 2016, global trust in this industry is at 51 percent – an 8-point increase over this five-year period, the most of any industry the barometer surveys.
Financial services, however, is still the least trusted industry we survey. Trust is too fragile, and today’s financial services climate is too unpredictable for companies to rest on their laurels. The industry needs to continue to be dynamic and double-down on trust building solutions.