Top 10 Richest People In Malaysia
Tan Sri Robert Kuok, the Kuok Group patriarch who relinquished his " Sugar King” crown a year ago, still surfaces the list of 40 wealthiest people in Malaysia, then telecommunication tycoonTan Sri Ananda Krishnan.
Each, the country's 40 wealthiest people documented an increase in all their fortunes totalling RM156. 7bil as at Jan 12-15, or 63% more than the RM96. 3bil a year ago, on the back side of a recovery inside the stock market, a Malaysian Business survey shows.
However , according to the fortnightly magazine's survey results released in a press release yesterday, their very own combined wealth was still less than the RM171. 9bil documented in 08.
The benchmark FBM KLCI rose forty-four. 3% as its last survey as the earth strives to get back in its feet following the global financial crisis.
As in the previous year, the wealth of the Top 40 was assessed based upon the value of all their stakes in listed firms as in Jan 12-15 this year.
The survey likewise revealed that near half with this year's list recorded jumps of 50 percent or more. You can also get more billionaires — twenty two, eight much more than last year.
Media-shy and telecommunication tycoon Ananda Krishnan positioned second, clocking in for RM27bil.
IOI Corporation Bhd'sTan Sri Shelter Shin Chen was third with RM11. 92bil, and then prominent bankerTan Sri Teh Hong Piowat RM10. 86bil.
Genting Group'sTan Sri Lim KokThay, appreciated at RM10. 38bil, leapt a full twelve spots to No . your five. This was because he assumed a huge chunk in the wealth of his late daddy, Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong.
Hong Leong Group'sTan Sri QuekLeng Chan took the sixth spot for RM7. 09bil while Color Sri Syed MokhtarAlbukhary from the Albukhary Basis, valued by RM6. 01bil, was 7th.
Others in the Top 10 ranking were Lim Goh Tong's widowPuan Sri Lee Kim Hua, Tan Sri TiongHiew King of RimbunanHijau Group and Tan Sri Vincent Tan of Berjaya Group.
There were five newcomers within the list — Shelter SweeEng of the KNM Group, brothers...