A total of 199 billionaires were created over the year globally, with a third gaining their wealth through innovation.
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China's rich help drive billionaire wealth to $8.9 trillionThe world's billionaires saw their collective wealth rise 19 percent to $8.9 trillion in 2017, led by growth in China, which minted two new billionaires every week, according to a new report.A total of 199 billionaires were created over the year globally, with nearly a third gaining their wealth through some form of innovation, while the rest did so by scaling up businesses in the Asia-Pacific region, UBS and consultants PwC said.
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