Moscow! World Billionaire CapitalSubmitted by Mark Twain on Sat, 03/02/2013 - 13:55
1,346 billionaires scattered to the wind, they are increasingly hard to avoid. Hard to remember even their name, let along their lairs & haunts. For your protection, travel with your very own, Billionaire Club Card. Don't leave home without it!
- Moscow = 76 billionaires (in US Dollars)
- New York = 70
- Hong Kong = 54
- Beijing = 41
- London 40
2013. Moscow: The Russian capital – known for its oligarchs...
The list, compiled by Chinese luxury publishing group Hurun Report, found many billionaires (in US Dollars):
- United States = 409
- China = 317
- Russia = 88
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- UK 56
Carlos Slim, 73, the Mexican telecoms tycoon, takes top spot as the "Richest Man on the Planet" with a staggering personal fortune of $66bn (£43bn). Second comes US investor Warren Buffet, 82, with $58bn. Microsoft owner Bill Gates places fourth with $54bn.
Moscow's reputation as a fountain of new wealth since the fall of the Soviet Union was enhanced once more as it was ranked billionaire capital of the world....
Caution: "Self Made" includes "Heavily Financed"