Saudi prince settles Forbes libel suit over fortune

2015-06-17 13:21

Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal says he has settled a libel suit against the Forbes magazine group over its reporting on his fortune.

Joburg, Cape Town crack rich list

2015-04-05 16:08

Johannesburg and Cape Town feature on a new global rich list of the world’s top 40 cities significant to multimillionaires in 2015.

China's billionaires - 358 and counting

2014-09-20 15:17

China's rapid economic development has produced more high-net-worth individuals in a shorter period than anywhere else in history.

Super-rich heading for London despite crisis

2014-02-07 12:30

Political and financial upheaval in some of the world's largest emerging economies is driving a new wave of rich migrants to London's supercharged property market.

1 in 5 in US becomes rich

2013-12-10 14:00

Nearly 20% of Americans are politically influential after becoming rich and their spending capacity is key to the US economic recovery, a survey says.

Super-rich are corporate climbers - poll

2013-04-24 22:18

South Africa's über-rich are far wealthier than assumed and most of them are employed in a company, a new survey shows.

S-t-r-e-t-c-h out in S-Class

2012-12-27 08:57

As if the S-class wasn't luxurious enough, Mercedes is adding length to the car to make it suitable for people who enjoy being chauffeured.

Beverage tycoon is China's richest man

2012-10-12 09:58

Beverage tycoon Zong Qinghou regained his position as China's richest man this year, says Forbes magazine.

Billionaire: Jealousy won't make you rich

2012-08-31 09:56

The world's richest woman, mining tycoon Gina Rinehart, says those who envy the wealthy should "spend less time drinking" and earn their own money.

Students trump bankers

2012-07-16 08:00

Super rich offspring are taking over luxury London homes.


Two South Africans in top 20 on UK rich list

2015-04-26 12:31

Two South Africans have made it into the respected Sunday Times Rich List , with Ukrainian businessman Len Blavatnik taking the top spot with a personal wealth of R240bn.

Reducing inequality will help growth - OECD

2014-12-09 19:45

Moves by national governments to reduce inequality between their rich and poor citizens will help to lift economic growth, says the OECD.

Good or terrible story?

2014-02-20 07:09

SA can learn from Argentina's decline, says Leopold Scholtz.

How SA's mega-rich make their money

2014-02-06 14:01

The majority of South Africa's new multimillionaires - those with more than R300m - earned their money in just four sectors, research shows.

French super rich thrive despite crisis

2013-07-12 09:08

France's super rich are untouched by the economic crisis, with the combined wealth of the country's 500 richest people up 25% in the last year, a survey shows.

Rich or not, Sars is coming for you

2013-04-03 11:40

The taxman is out to get offenders from all walks of life and the 2 300 high net worth individuals on its books are no exception.

SA's rich nestled in Sandton, Cape Town

2012-12-11 11:00

Sandhurst and central Cape Town are the preferred suburbs for South Africa's multi-millionaires, according to a report.

Billionaires score over millionaires

2012-09-17 11:53

Many millionaires got poorer in the last year, but billionaires used heavyweight money management teams to ride out economic turmoil, research shows.

Trillions hidden in tax havens - report

2012-07-23 08:08

The world's wealthiest individuals have stashed assets worth $21 trillion in offshore tax havens, equal to the combined GDPs of the US and Japan, a report says.

Aussie tycoon world's richest woman

2012-05-23 10:48

Richest Australian Gina Rinehart has eclipsed Walmart heiress Christy Walton to become the world's wealthiest woman, according to Business Review Weekly.

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