torsdag 25. februar 2016

Beijing overtakes New York as new 'billionaire capital'

Beijing has overtaken New York as the city with the highest number of billionaires for the first time, a new report by China-based firm Hurun says. A total of 100 billionaires are now living in the Chinese capital, compared to 95 in New York, the report said. Shanghai, China's centre of commerce, came in fifth place. Hurun, which tracks wealth and luxury in China, has released an annual Global Rich List for the past five years measuring billionaires' wealth in US dollars. It found that Beijing had welcomed 32 new billionaires since last year, allowing it to vault past New York which it calculated only saw four new billionaires. Read more