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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates retains top spot as world's wealthiest man

Despite the world’s slow economic recovery Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has failed to feel the pinch being named the planet’s richest man after seeing his wealth soar. According to American business magazine Forbes, the philanthropist saw his net worth rise to £51.5 billion in 2015 from £49.4 billion last year. It is the 16th time in the last 21 years he has topped the list and the second year running he has held the title. 1. Bill Gates Net Worth: £51.5 B Source of wealth: […]

World’s largest software maker Bill Gates becomes the world’s richest person

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Jan 042014
 

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has recaptured the title of world’s richest person with estimated fortune of $78.5 billion. According to the report, The 58-year-old tycoon’s fortune increased by $15.8 billion last year, as shares of Microsoft, the world’s largest software maker, rose 40 per cent. Gates regained top spot from Mexican investor Carlos Slim, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a daily ranking of the world’s 300 wealthiest individuals. The richest people on the planet got even richer in 2013, adding $524 billion to their […]