Special Report
The World's 2000 Largest Public Companies
Edited By Scott DeCarlo 03.30.06, 6:00 PM ET


These global giants, ranked on a composite score for sales, profits, assets and market value, had a good year. Combined, they show a 10% gain in sales, 32% in profits, 10% in assets and 17% in market capitalization over last year. This despite a strong dollar that depresses numbers for the half of the members that are foreign. The list has 173 new companies, the biggest being Electricité de France. More...

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The Top Ten

  1. Citigroup
  2. General Electric
  3. Bank of America
  4. American Intl Group
  5. HSBC Group
  6. ExxonMobil
  7. Royal Dutch/Shell Group
  8. BP
  9. JPMorgan Chase
  10. UBS
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