9/19/2014 4:34:47 PM
|written By : Team India Se|
India has retained its sixth position in terms of number of billionaires with 100 such people collectively having $175 billion in networth, while globally the number of uber-rich has reached a record high of 2,325 persons.
According to the Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014, released recently, India has more number of billionaires than Switzerland, Hong Kong and France among others.
Singapore, meanwhile, is the third largest billionaire city in Asia, behind Hong Kong and Beijing, and is the 19th largest in the world. It now has 32 billionaires with a combined wealth of US$65 billion. Bombay comes in fourth with 28 billionaires worth US$97 billion.
The United States remains as the country with the largest population of billionaires, with 571 billionaires and a combined wealth of US$2.26 trillion.