Survey: Number of millionaires around the world hits record 14.6M, but pace of gain slows by Associated Press
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Survey: Number of millionaires around the world hits record 14.6M by Associated Press
NEW YORK – Nearly a million people became millionaires last year.
The number of people worth $1 million or more rose by 920,000 last year, hitting a record 14.6 million. It was the sixth straight year-over-year increase as rising stock prices lifted the value of personal wealth in a few key countries, according to a report from consultant Capgemini and RBC Wealth Management.
More than a third of new millionaires — 345,000 — were in the U.S., where a broad index of stocks, the Standard and Poor’s 500, rose 11 percent.
Among other highlights of the report:
— RECORD TOTAL
— RICHEST OF RICH
— GAINS SLOW
— INDIA RISING
— WHERE THE MONEY IS
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