Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim insisted earlier this month on the need to cut down the working week to 3 days and said 75 was the right age for retirement.
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is poised to become the largest shareholder in the New York Times Co. after already almost doubling his money from an investment that helped the newspaper get through the financial crisis.
Mexican magnate Carlos Slim and the Italian group Proto will be the principal shareholders of the US daily The New York Times (NYT), said sources at the Proto Organization. This is because Slim plans to exercise at the end of this year warrants he received when he made a major loan to the newspaper company, according to a report in Bloomberg.
Pope Francis ranks as the fourth most powerful person in the world and the most powerful Latin-American, according to Forbes’ annual Most Powerful in the World List which this year had Russian President Vladimir Putin ranked number one ahead of President Barack Obama and the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Xi Jinping, number three.
Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim has topped Forbes magazine's list of the world's richest billionaires for a fourth year. The magazine estimates that Mr Slim, whose business interests range from telecommunications to construction, is worth 73bn dollars.
Mexico’s Carlos Slim, probably the world’s richest man according to Forbes has referred to Argentina with certain irony when he was asked about the current foreign currency restrictions and changing regulatory framework implemented by the government of President Cristina Fernandez.
Carlos Slim Domit, son of tycoon Carlos Slim who recently acquired 8.4% of the shares of YPF oil company, confirmed on Monday that their arrival “was not a share purchase but the exercise of a financial guarantee,” which they have been working on in the last four years.
The family of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim owns 8.4% of YPF shares, Argentina's recently re-nationalized oil and gas company said in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday.
Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim, who on Wednesday topped the Forbes rich list for a third consecutive year with a fortune of 69 billion dollars, invests widely as he seeks to expand his massive telecoms empire.
The Brazilian subsidiaries of Mexican telecoms giant America Movil are planning 10 billion Reais (5.4 billion dollars) worth of new investment in 2012, Folha de São Paulo said on Tuesday.