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Jan 27, 2016, 10:00 ET Wealth-X Reveals: The World's 50 Wealthiest People

 The top 50 wealthiest people in the world have a combined fortune of US$1.45 trillion, nearly equal to the GDP of Australia, according to a...


Dec 09, 2015, 10:00 ET America's Billionaire Entrepreneurs Give Nearly US$180 Million In Lifetime, More Than Other UHNW Donor Groups

America's billionaire entrepreneurs give, on average, US$179.5 million per person to various causes during their lifetimes — more than any...


Dec 01, 2015, 09:00 ET Study On Education and Wealth Creation Taps Wealth-X's Big Data On Global Ultra Wealthy

 What are the characteristics of people who amass enormous fortunes later in their lives? How important was education, cognitive ability, and...


Nov 25, 2015, 03:00 ET What You Need To Know About South Africa's Ultra Wealthy

 South Africa is home to 835 ultra wealthy individuals with a combined net worth of US$112 billion, making it the country with the largest...


Nov 23, 2015, 04:00 ET Wealth-X Reveals: The Wealthiest Person At Each Decade

 Wealth-X today released a list of the wealthiest person at each decade, from their 20s through their 90s, revealing insights into wealth...


Nov 18, 2015, 09:00 ET Wealth-X and Camper & Nicholsons Form Knowledge Partnership for Global Insight on Wealth and Superyachts

 Wealth-X, the global authority on wealth intelligence, and Camper & Nicholsons, the global leader in luxury yachting activities,...


Nov 10, 2015, 09:00 ET Ultra Wealthy Buyers Seek Non-Traditional Homes Abroad, New Study Shows

 An increasing number of ultra high net worth (UHNW) individuals are buying non-traditional homes outside their domiciles according to a new...


Nov 04, 2015, 00:00 ET Middle Eastern Private Jet Owners Are Younger And Spend More On Planes Than Global Average

The typical private jet owner in the Middle East is male, nearly five years younger than the global average and has planes that are worth three...


Oct 21, 2015, 04:00 ET What You Need To Know About The UK's Ultra Wealthy

 Nearly 80% of the ultra wealthy population in the United Kingdom amassed their fortunes through astute entrepreneurship, while just 13%...


Oct 04, 2015, 01:30 ET Ultra Wealthy In United Arab Emirates Control US$255 Billion Of Private Wealth

There are 1,275 ultra wealthy individuals in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), representing 20% of the total ultra wealthy population in the Middle...


Sep 30, 2015, 09:15 ET Wealth-X Study Reveals The Social Graph Of The World's Wealthy

 Wealthy individuals move in specific circles, whether it is their professional circle with business partners and colleagues, or their social...


Sep 16, 2015, 09:00 ET Wealth-X Reveals: The 10 Universities With The Largest Ultra Wealthy Alumni Population

 With 3,130 ultra wealthy individuals among its alumni, Harvard University leads the world's schools in a Wealth-X ranking of universities with...


Sep 09, 2015, 09:00 ET Wealth-X Reveals: The World's Top 10 Wealthiest Tennis Players

 With the US Open Tennis Championships underway in Flushing Meadows, a Wealth-X list of the top 10 wealthiest tennis players shows Roger...


Mar 17, 2015, 04:00 ET Wealth-X Reveals: The Top 10 Wealthiest Formula One Drivers Of All Time

 With the 2015 Formula One (F1) Grand Prix season underway, Wealth-X released today a list of the top 10 richest F1 drivers of all time, which...


Mar 04, 2015, 01:00 ET Wealth-X Reveals: The World's Top 10 Wealthiest People Under 40

 Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder, chairman and CEO of online social networking service Facebook, tops the Wealth-X list of the world's top 10...


Feb 17, 2015, 00:01 ET Wealth-X Reveals: The World's Richest Chinese Tycoons

 In conjunction with the celebration of the Chinese New Year of the Goat, Wealth-X today released a list of the top 10 richest Chinese...


Feb 15, 2015, 21:00 ET Wealth-X Presents 8 Predictions For The Chinese Lunar New Year Of The Goat

 With the Chinese Year of the Goat set to begin on 19 February 2015, Wealth-X presents eight predictions for the ultra high net worth (UHNW)...


Feb 12, 2015, 06:00 ET Wealth-X Reveals The World's Wealthiest Bachelor Billionaires For Valentine's Day

 Valentine's Day can be a lonely time if you're single, but help is at hand. Wealth-X has compiled a list of the wealthiest, youngest and most...


Feb 11, 2015, 02:15 ET Wealth-X Reveals: Hollywood's Richest Movie Moguls

 In the run up to the Academy Awards on 22 February, Wealth-X today released a list of the top 10 richest individuals in the American film...


Feb 10, 2015, 12:00 ET Luxury Industry Bullish On Outlook For 2015, Wealth-X Survey Shows

The level of optimism among professionals in the global luxury industry has returned to 100, the same level of optimism seen at the start of 2014,...


Feb 04, 2015, 09:00 ET Global Ultra Wealthy Population Hold Nearly US$3 Trillion In Owner-Occupied Residential Real Estate Assets

 Nearly US$3 trillion of the world's private wealth is held in owner-occupied residential properties, a value greater than the GDP of India, a...


Jan 20, 2015, 08:00 ET Koch Brothers Reign Supreme On Wealth-X's List Of Richest US Oil Tycoons

Although oil prices have plummeted by more than 50% since June 2014, the fortunes of many of America's prominent oil industry players have actually...


Jan 13, 2015, 09:00 ET Ultra Wealthy to Transfer US$16 Trillion Over Next 30 Years

At least US$16 trillion of global ultra high net worth (UHNW) wealth will be transferred to the next generation over the next 30 years, according...


Jan 07, 2015, 01:00 ET Vekselberg Overtakes Usmanov To Become Russia's Richest Man

 Viktor Vekselberg, co-founder of the Renova Group, has toppled Alisher Usmanov to take the title of Russia's wealthiest individual according...


Dec 16, 2014, 18:00 ET Wealth-X Reveals: The Biggest Gainers And Losers Of 2014

 As 2014 comes to a close, Wealth-X reveals this year's biggest financial gainers and losers. The biggest gainer of 2014 was Alibaba...