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Carlos Slim tops Forbes billionaires list

2012-03-07 19:48

New York - Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim retained his position atop Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's billionaires on Wednesday with an estimated worth of $69bn, placing him ahead of Bill Gates at $61bn and Warren Buffett at $44bn.

Slim, 72, has taken the top spot three years in a row largely based on assets from his telecommunications empire.

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  • Chappies ZA - 2012-03-07 20:02

    Good for him!!!

  • Diran - 2012-03-07 22:09

    Wow

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