08/30/2012

Billionaire tells Aussies to stop whinging and do something

“There is no monopoly on becoming a millionaire,'' she wrote in an industry magazine column. “If you're jealous of those with more money, don't just sit there and complain. Do something to make more money yourself – s

08/30/2012

Uncovered: Trial of the oligarchs

For the romantic Mr Berezovsky, this case at the commercial court here in London was about betrayal - a father and son relationship soured, a beautiful business partnership severed.

08/22/2012

Forbes' most powerful women list: it's all about the money

Angela Merkel, meanwhile, makes important economic decisions and we give little thought to her outfit choices, unlike Lady Gaga, whose influence has so permeated popular culture that she has her own social network and has beaten Aung San Suu Kyi.

08/21/2012

South Africa’s Rich List Grows Longer

Though the number of billionaires has actually declined, by 15.8 per cent, the other two categories saw sizeable increases. WealthInsight has predicted that the number of ultra-wealthy individuals in South Africa will increase.

08/20/2012

5 Private Islands Owned By Billionaires: CNBC

Owning a private island is something very few people can even dream of. But some of the super-rich not only own a slice of paradise, they’ve also managed to turn these exotic destinations into a lucrative business opportunity

08/14/2012

China’s Young Rich: Not Top Students

According to a new list that tracks China’s young and wealthy, none of the wealthiest people born after 1980 graduated from Peking University or Tsinghua University, China’s top two universities.