Ranks of world’s millionaires swell to more than 20 million

The number of millionaires worldwide has passed the 20 million mark in year 2020, according to new data released by consulting company Capgemini on Tuesday.
The number of people with a net worth of 1 million dollars or more grew by 6.3 per cent, to 20.8 million people, during the year the Coronavirus was tearing its way through society, according to Capgemini.
The overall wealth owned by this group of people grew by 7.6 per cent, for a pot of 80 trillion dollars.
A lot of the gains came thanks to greater stock market valuations..


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