Bill Gates is The Worlds Richest Man

Microsoft founder Bill Gates is the world’s richest man again, regaining the distinction he lost in 2007.

Gates’ fortune is valued at US$72.7 billion by Bloomberg’s Billionaire Index and leads Mexican Carlos Slim by more than half a billion dollars.

Gates, 57, has seen his fortune climb by more than US$10 billion since the start of the year while Slim’s wealth has dropped by US$2 billion following the passing of a Mexican Bill that ended his America Movil’s telecommunications dominance in the Latin American nation where it has 70 per cent of mobile phone subscribers and 80 per cent of landlines, according to Bloomberg.

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