Thursday, January 28, 2010

Forbes named the world's most influential tycoons

BEIJING, January 29, according to Xinhua in Hong Kong, "Wen Wei Po" reported that the U.S. financial magazine "Forbes" on the 28th elected "the world's most influential tycoons," they not only rich under heaven, your leader for business, but also have political influence. Hong Kong's richest man Li Ka-shing to enter the top 20 list, the ranks No. 8.

The most influential of the former three rich, respectively, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and Russian oil tycoon Alekperov.

"Forbes" article refers to the influence of Asia's richest man Li Ka-shing enormous power from his property and port operations, a subsidiary of Cheung Kong Holdings and Hutchison Whampoa in the year, the stock rose 45% and 54% respectively. The eldest son Victor to help take care of business, the second son of billionaire Richard Li is.

Bloomberg crowned as the world's most influential tycoons, who govern the United States the media mogul and global media, the financial and fashion capital, net worth of some 175 billion U.S. dollars. His appeal against a mayoral term limits, in November last year, beat rivals to win third term of office of mayor of New York, victory cost 100 million U.S. dollars.

Bloomberg graduated from Harvard Business School, led the New York City, who resisted the plight of the financial crisis and up to 10.6% unemployment rate, efforts to promote energy efficiency and made controversial indoor smoking legislation, inspired by the city follow the example of other global city.

Bloomberg the same after the media tycoon Silvio Berlusconi, currently the Italian Prime Minister. The other one served as national leadership of the business tycoons, is ranked No. 5 of the Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, he himself is the construction and communications tycoon. Control of Russia's largest private oil company Lukoil's Alekperov and Mexico, the telecommunications leader Slim, is among the top five largest of the column.

"Forbes" article refers to people, once in possession of wealth, power and influence will be accompanied by, but it has money, status and political participation leading business tycoons of the courage not many. Standings of this year ranked No. 15 in Chile is a good example of rich Piniella. Piniella will be held in March became the President of Chile, has a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University, he will govern a population of 14 million of the country. According to "Forbes" estimated last year that about one billion U.S. dollars net worth Piniella.