A look at how the fortunes of the world's elite have risen and fallen over the last year.
When you're rich, and much of your capital is tied up in real estate, stock options and other investments, your personal value tends to swell and swoon. Consider: last year alone, private fortunes in North America fell by 0.9 per cent, representing a slide of about $38 trillion in total.
What countries have the most millionaires, and which ones saw its list of elite gain or lose ground year-over-year? The Boston Consulting Group has released its annual report tracking wealth around the world. Click through to find out what nations have the most millionaire households.
* All figures in USD.
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