Bloomberg Markets' 50 Most Influential

By Bloomberg Markets - 2012-09-05T07:58:26Z

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Carlos Slim

Chairman Emeritus, America Movil SAB

The fortune of the richest man in the world grew by $12 billion this year as of mid-August, helped by share gains for large holdings. Slim, 72, has been a buyer, with America Movil building the largest stake in Dutch mobile-service provider Royal KPN.