Table: The Top 100 Companies

Americans weren't the only companies making strong showings.
      This year's fast risers included Unilever and Glaxo
      
                  RANK                                      MARKET VALUE
              1995    1994                             Billions of U.S. dollars
              1       1       NTT                             Japan   129.01
              2       2       ROYAL DUTCH/SHELL       Neth./Britain   107.63
              3       3       GENERAL ELECTRIC                 U.S.    98.24
              4       5       EXXON                            U.S.    88.65
              5       7       AT&T                             U.S.    80.30
              6       14      COCA-COLA                        U.S.    78.63
              7       6       TOYOTA MOTOR                    Japan    72.43
              8       4       MITSUBISHI BANK                 Japan    68.75
              9       8       INDUSTRIAL BANK                 Japan    68.34
              10      10      FUJI BANK                       Japan    66.40
              11      9       SUMITOMO BANK                   Japan    65.31
              12      11      SANWA BANK                      Japan    62.03
              13      18      PHILIP MORRIS                    U.S.    61.57
              14      16      ROCHE HOLDING             Switzerland    60.50
              15      12      DAI-ICHI KANGYO BANK            Japan    58.99
              16      23      MERCK                            U.S.    58.12
              17      13      WAL-MART STORES                  U.S.    57.14
              18      24      IBM                              U.S.    54.00
              19      22      PROCTER & GAMBLE                 U.S.    49.40
              20      33      MICROSOFT                        U.S.    49.15
              21      48      INTEL                            U.S.    46.36
              22      42      JOHNSON & JOHNSON                U.S.    42.66
              23      20      TOKYO ELECTRIC POWER            Japan    42.41
              24      15      SAKURA BANK                     Japan    40.15
              25      32      NESTLE                    Switzerland    39.47
              26      30      MOBIL                            U.S.    39.40
              27      56      GLAXO WELLCOME                Britain    39.38
              28      27      BRITISH TELECOMMS.            Britain    38.93
              29      31      BRITISH PETROLEUM             Britain    38.88
              30      41      PEPSICO                          U.S.    38.71
              31      34      ALLIANZ HOLDING               Germany    37.51
              32      21      GENERAL MOTORS                   U.S.    36.13
              33      29      BANK OF TOKYO                   Japan    36.06
              34      35      AIG                              U.S.    35.94
              35      39      UNILEVER                Neth./Britain    35.89
              36      19      DUPONT                           U.S.    35.74
              37      17      NOMURA SECURITIES               Japan    35.25
              38      49      MOTOROLA                         U.S.    35.21
              39      45      HSBC HOLDINGS                 Britain    34.00
              40      38      AMOCO                            U.S.    33.94
              41      44      BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB             U.S.    33.67
              42      80      HEWLETT-PACKARD                  U.S.    33.64
              43      25      MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDL.       Japan    32.46
              44      37      GTE                              U.S.    32.21
              45      28      HITACHI LTD.                    Japan    32.16
              46      58      ABBOTT LABORATORIES              U.S.    32.12
              47      43      CHEVRON                          U.S.    32.02
              48      26      SINGAPORE TELECOMMS.        Singapore    31.18
              49      36      BELLSOUTH                        U.S.    30.34
              50      40      FORD MOTOR                       U.S.    29.96
              51      60      WALT DISNEY                      U.S.    29.08
              52      51      ASAHI BANK                      Japan    28.80
              53      52      SEVEN-ELEVEN JAPAN              Japan    27.95
              54      77      PFIZER                           U.S.    27.88
              55      54      SBC COMMUNICATIONS               U.S.    27.41
              56      89      BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY               U.S.    26.74
              57      59      SIEMENS                       Germany    26.58
              58      64      McDONALD'S                       U.S.    26.25
              59      67      UNION BANK  OF SWITZ.     Switzerland    25.93
              60      57      KANSAI ELECTRIC POWER           Japan    25.53
              61      47      TOKAI BANK                      Japan    25.41
              62      94      SANDOZ                    Switzerland    25.40
              63      63      FANNIE MAE                       U.S.    25.30
              64      70      MINNESOTA MINING & MFG.          U.S.    25.19
              65      65      DAIMLER-BENZ                  Germany    24.76
              66      53      NIPPON STEEL                    Japan    24.74
              67      71      AMERITECH                        U.S.    24.53
              68      66      BROKEN HILL PROPRIETARY     Australia    24.23
              69      62      BELL ATLANTIC                    U.S.    24.21
              70      88      B.A.T. INDUSTRIES             Britain    24.06
              71      69      HONG KONG TELECOMMS.        Hong Kong    23.57
              72      75      DEUTSCHE BANK                 Germany    23.19
              73      55      MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDS.          Japan    23.13
              74      95      AMERICAN HOME PRODUCTS           U.S.    22.87
              75      72      ITO-YOKADO                      Japan    21.95
              76      98      SEARS, ROEBUCK                   U.S.    21.91
              77      46      LONG-TERM CREDIT BANK           Japan    21.85
              78      105     ELI LILLY                        U.S.    21.79
              79      90      ELF AQUITAINE                  France    21.32
              80      126     SMITHKLINE BEECHAM            Britain    21.22
              81      120     CITICORP                         U.S.    21.14
              82      74      MITSUBISHI TRUST & BANKING      Japan    21.08
              83      103     BRITISH GAS                   Britain    20.85
              84      85      EAST JAPAN RAILWAY              Japan    20.60
              85      109     TELECOM ITALIA                  Italy    20.58
              86      250     ELECTRONIC DATA SYSTEMS          U.S.    20.50
              87      117     EASTMAN KODAK                    U.S.    20.47
              88      91      DOW CHEMICAL                     U.S.    20.30
              89      50      TOSHIBA                         Japan    20.27
              90      92      CHUBU ELECTRIC POWER            Japan    20.23
              91      113     BOEING                           U.S.    20.08
              92      96      CIBA-GEIGY                Switzerland    20.00
              93      82      BTR                           Britain    19.71
              94      84      HANSON                        Britain    19.61
              95      102     BANKAMERICA                      U.S.    19.49
              96      76      ASSICURAZIONI GENERALI          Italy    19.39
              97      99      US WEST                          U.S.    19.36
              98      NR      JAPAN TOBACCO                   Japan    18.81
              99      108     ATLANTIC RICHFIELD               U.S.    18.70
              100     79      HOME DEPOT                       U.S.    18.69
      
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