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  • Chart of the Day | Billionaire wealth scales new heights during pandemic Oct 08, 2020 10:51 AM IST

    Chart of the Day | Billionaire wealth scales new heights during pandemic

    In the past two years, billionaires using technology to change their business models, products and services have pulled ahead. The COVID-19 crisis accentuated this trend

  • This Idea of reality TV show where billionaires switch lives with their lowest-paid employees sets Twitter abuzz Sep 02, 2020 05:42 PM IST

    This Idea of reality TV show where billionaires switch lives with their lowest-paid employees sets Twitter abuzz

    As the tweet went viral, many reactions started to pour in. While some claimed that a self-made billionaire won’t take much time to double the money and be rich again, others said the idea was not new.

  • In Pics | These 10 US billionaires rake it in even during the coronavirus pandemic Jun 10, 2020 02:40 PM IST

    In Pics | These 10 US billionaires rake it in even during the coronavirus pandemic

    US billionaires saw their fortunes soar by $434 billion between mid-March and mid-May, according to a new report. Their net worth grew 15 percent during the two-month period.

  • 10 billionaires who gained and lost most money in 2019: Subhash Chandra's wealth declined by $3.4 bn Feb 24, 2020 08:03 AM IST

    10 billionaires who gained and lost most money in 2019: Subhash Chandra's wealth declined by $3.4 bn

    Here are five billionaires who earned the most money and five who lost the most in 2019.

  • Azim Premji to donate $21 billion: Is he among the world's top 10 philanthropists? Mar 14, 2019 12:07 PM IST

    Azim Premji to donate $21 billion: Is he among the world's top 10 philanthropists?

    These are the world's top 10 most philanthropic billionaires, according to Comparethemarket.com’s latest study.

  • Indian billionaires to beat global average and grow 37% by 2023: Report Mar 07, 2019 11:11 AM IST

    Indian billionaires to beat global average and grow 37% by 2023: Report

    The billionaire population of Asia will grow at 27 percent, while the growth in North America will be 17 percent and in Europe, it will be near 18 percent by 2023

  • Podcast | Editor’s pick of the day - Forbes India Rich List: How much money is too much money? Oct 05, 2018 04:55 PM IST

    Podcast | Editor’s pick of the day - Forbes India Rich List: How much money is too much money?

    What can a billion dollars get you? In this podcast, we will entertain a slightly different question – what did these billionaires do to get to be billionaires?

  • Here are the top 10 self-made billionaires who started with nothing! Mar 06, 2018 03:29 PM IST

    Here are the top 10 self-made billionaires who started with nothing!

    Read on to know who the self-made billionaires are in the world, who started with nothing on their hands. Data is sourced from Hunur's Global Rich List 2018.

  • 'Mumbai richest Indian city with total wealth of USD 820 bn' Feb 26, 2017 12:52 PM IST

    'Mumbai richest Indian city with total wealth of USD 820 bn'

    India's financial capital Mumbai, which is home to 46,000 millionaires and 28 billionaires, is the richest Indian city with a total wealth of USD 820 billion, says a report.

  • When one taxpayer owed 11% of India's individual income tax Jan 24, 2017 04:00 PM IST

    When one taxpayer owed 11% of India's individual income tax

    Income tax data shows an unnamed taxpayer owed the government Rs 21,870 crore for the assessment year 2014-15.

  • 'Mumbai wealthiest city in India with total wealth of $820 bn' Sep 28, 2016 05:10 PM IST

    'Mumbai wealthiest city in India with total wealth of $820 bn'

    According to New World Wealth, Mumbai is followed by Delhi and Bengaluru at the second and third place respectively.

  • Billionaires are holding $1.7 trillion in cash Aug 11, 2016 09:20 AM IST

    Billionaires are holding $1.7 trillion in cash

    Because of what they perceive to be growing risks in the economy and world, the world's 2,473 billionaires are keeping 22.2 percent of their total net worth in cash, according to the Wealth-X Billionaire Census.

  • Start-ups to add at least a dozen billionaires in India Aug 02, 2015 05:39 PM IST

    Start-ups to add at least a dozen billionaires in India

    India is likely to produce at least a dozen more billionaires and several new millionaires by 2020 as the country's start-ups scene hots up, fuelled by sectors like e-commerce, financial services and other technology-driven fields, an Assocham study has projected.

  • India ranks 6 in number of billionaires, home to 100 Sep 17, 2014 01:17 PM IST

    India ranks 6 in number of billionaires, home to 100

    Interestingly, India has more number of billionaires than Switzerland, Hong Kong and France among others. Moreover, the country's financial capital Mumbai, with 28 billionaires is among the top 20 'billionaire cities' globally, which was topped by New York which is home to 103.

  • Bill Gates reclaims top of Forbes billionaire list Mar 04, 2014 08:36 AM IST

    Bill Gates reclaims top of Forbes billionaire list

    With a net worth of USD 76 billion, the Microsoft Corp co-founder reclaimed the top spot after a four-year hiatus, toppling Mexico's telecommunications mogul Carlos Slim Helu, who placed second at USD 72 billion, Forbes said in announcing the list on Monday.

  • Meet the Ferrari guru who turns rusted metal into millions Oct 14, 2013 08:56 AM IST

    Meet the Ferrari guru who turns rusted metal into millions

    Wayne Obry, one of the top Ferrari restorers in the country and his garage, Motion Products, has a year-and-a- half long waiting list just to get your car in the front door. But Wayne's restorations are so good, his clients don't mind the wait.

  • China is minting billionaires at astonishing pace Sep 12, 2013 04:16 PM IST

    China is minting billionaires at astonishing pace

    Despite a deceleration in China's economic growth, the country hit a fresh record high in number of billionaires of 315 in 2013, comparted to 251 a year earlier.

  • London: Second home for India's wealthy Dec 03, 2012 11:20 AM IST

    London: Second home for India's wealthy

    With its palatial mansions, high-end stores, designer outlets, restaurants, and hotels, London is a Mecca for wealthy Indians. Here, ultra high net-worth individuals can create what one marketer calls' cocoons of luxury, pastures of isolation, the unbranded, branded experience'.

  • Chinese billionaires lost 1/3rd of wealth in past yr: Study Sep 18, 2012 08:40 AM IST

    Chinese billionaires lost 1/3rd of wealth in past yr: Study

    Chinese billionaires lost almost a third of their combined wealth in the past year as Asia's mega rich experienced the biggest drop in their total net worth compared to anywhere else in the world, a new study shows.

  • Just 14% of world's billionaires eligible Mar 17, 2011 08:08 AM IST

    Just 14% of world's billionaires eligible

    There are a record number of billionaires around the world in 2011, but just 14% are eligible, Forbes said on Wednesday.

  • Billionaire scion Pritzker pays homage to '60s hippie Jan 06, 2011 08:21 AM IST

    Billionaire scion Pritzker pays homage to '60s hippie

    In San Francisco, where hippies and billionaires glide in the same social circles, John Pritzker has a foot in both camps.

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