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The World’s Biggest Public Companies

The China banking giant ICBC has topped “The Forbes Global 2000” list of the biggest and most powerful companies worldwide. Their main contenders, in 2nd, 3rd and 4th place respectively, were China Construction Bank, Agricultural Bank of China and Bank of China. Forbes compiles the Global 2000 list using data from FactSet Research systems to screen for the biggest public companies in four metric: …
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World’s Most Powerful Corporations

Exxon Mobil has topped ‘The Forbes Global 2000” list of the biggest and most powerful companies worldwide. Their main contenders, occupying 2nd, 3rd and 4th place respectively, were JPMorgan Chase, General Electric and Royal Dutch Shell. The ranking, spanning a total of 66 counties, shows that the corporate dominance of the developed nations is steadily receding. The US (524 members) and Japan (258 members) still dominate …
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Top 50 Patent Companies

IBM today announced that, thanks to its 4,914 U.S. patents, it is for the 17th consecutive year the world’s most innovative company, according to data presented by IFI Patent Intelligence. Korea’s Samsung Electronics was second with 3,611 patents and Microsoft Corp. third with 2,906. For the second time in history, overseas companies obtained more patents …
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Ernst& Young Report: Opportunities in Adversity

Ernst & Young has just published a new study titled “Opportunities in Adversity: Accelerating the Change,” based on interviews of 570 executives at 570 leading global companies. The report shows the depth of the impact of the worldwide recession on corporates. The majority of companies worldwide are still focused on survival although there is a …
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