March 2008
Forbes Asia;3/24/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p75
The article discusses the impact of stock price volatility on some of the world's billionaires. Hong Kong, China's Li Ka-shing was worth $23 billion in 2007, jumped to $32 billion on January 4, 2008, then dipped to $26.5 billion on February 11, 2008. Yang Huiyan, the largest shareholder in Chinese property developer Country Garden, became Asia's richest woman in April 2008 when her father decided to transfer his stock to her. A chart which depicts the fluctuations of the principal stocks that drive the fortunes of some billionaires is presented.


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