The comfortably off

This year’s list of billionaires broke records in size (1,210) and total net worth ($4.5 trillion). China doubled its number of 10-figure fortunes, and Moscow now has more billionaires than any other city. Mexico’s Carlos Slim became even richer, widening his lead at No. 1. The Richest People on the Planet

World’s richest

For the third year running, the world has a new ‘richest man’, with Mexican Carlos Slim taking over from Bill Gates and Warren Buffet, the top men for the past couple of years. Carlos Slim Helu has made his money in telecom holdings, his personal fortune increasing by a staggering 18.5 billion dollars in the past twelve months. Here is …