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FORBES Global 2000 Ranking – 2017

FORBES Global 2000 is a comprehensive annual ranking of the world’s largest public companies. The 2017 Global 2000 is bigger and more valuable in the aggregate than last year’s list, with higher sales, profits, assets and market values. The list as a whole is significantly more valuable from the year prior, with aggregate market capitalization …
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The World’s Billionaires

Microsoft’s co-founder Bill Gates continued his reign as the world’s richest person with a net worth of $86 billion, according to Forbes’ annual ranking of billionaires. Warren Buffett, worth $75.6 billion, reclaimed the number two spot from Amancio Ortega (4th) of Spanish clothing chain Zara. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was this year’s biggest gainer with a $27.6bn increase in …
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The Best Countries for Business 2017

Sweden ranks No. 1 in Forbes’ latest annual survey of the Best Countries for Business. Sweden’s $493 billion economy grew 4.2% last year with only Ireland and Luxembourg faring better among countries that placed in the top 25 in our ranking. The Scandinavian nation has a low level of public debt relative to other European Union countries, …
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The World’s Most Powerful People

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has topped Forbes‘ list of the world’s most powerful people in 2016, followed by American President-elect Donald Trump in second, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in third. There are nearly 7.4 billion humans on planet Earth–but these 74 men and women make the world turn. The ranking of the World’s Most …
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100 Richest People in Spain

Forbes has just published its first ever ranking of the 100 richest people in Spain. Amancio Ortega, owner of fashion retailer Inditex, is on top of the list with a net worth of €71,000 milion, followed by Juan Roig, the owner of Mercadona, and Sandra Ortega. According to Forbes, the 100 richest people in Spain aggregate …
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The World’s Most Powerful Women In 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel emerged once again as the number-one Power Woman for six years running in this year’s list by Forbes magazine. The top four is rounded out by the U.S. presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton; Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve and Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The list that Forbes compiles …
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FORBES Global 2000 ranking

FORBES Global 2000 is a comprehensive annual ranking of the world’s largest public companies. The 2016 list features public companies from 63 countries that together account for $35 trillion in revenue, $2.4 trillion in profit, $162 trillion of assets, and have a combined market value of $44 trillion. In this 2016 ranking, U.S. and China-based companies …
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The World’s Billionaires

Microsoft’s co-founder Bill Gates continued his reign as the world’s richest person with a net worth of $ 75 billion, according to Forbes’ annual ranking of billionaires. Occupying the second spot on the list is Spanish billionaire Amancio Ortega, founder of closing retail giant Zara and the richest man in Europe. On the third spot is billionaire …
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The World’s Most Powerful Women 2015

German Chancellor Angela Merkel emerged once again as the world’s most powerful woman in this year’s list by Forbes magazine. The top four is rounded out by the U.S. presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton; Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; and Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve. The list that Forbes compiles is a …
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The World’s Most Valuable Soccer Teams

Real Madrid remains the most valuable sporting club in the world, worth $3.26 billion, mainly due to $746 million in revenue, the most of any sports team in the world. Barcelona, worth $3.16 billion, landed in the number two spot for the second straight year. Manchester United ($3.10 billion), German champions Bayern Munich ($2.35 billion) and …
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