Microsoft founder Bill Gates re-ordained as the richest person under the Earth. Previously, the position was taken by the employer telecom giant Mexican, Carlos Sim.
As we all know, Bill Gates just took second place since 2007 as the owner of most of the world's wealth.
Based on Bloomberg Billonaires Index indicates that the wealth of the Gates kumlah has now reached USD72, 7 billion, up 16% from the previous.
(18/05/2013), the increasing wealth of Bill Gates is not only coming from Microsoft alone alone.
Indeed, Microsoft's stock continues to show an upward trend after Windows 8 is launched to the market. However, Gates also owns shares in another company that has experienced such an increase in Canadian National Railway Co. and Republic Services.
Meanwhile, Slim Carlos Slim's America Movil, which became the largest mobile operator in the U.S., has dropped 14% this year after the Mexican Congress passed legislation that could reduce the market dominance of the billionaire.
Despite having enormous wealth, Bill Gates is known as one of the benefactors are known for helping poor countries through its foundation.