If the turn looks to the biggest world corporations 2 decades back, we will see that the leader today and the leader then is one and the same. For years the technology giant Microsoft was in the first place by market capitalization in the world.
20 years back the company “broke” trophy for market assessment, as in December 1999 reached such in the amount of 931 billion dollars to the present rate of the dollar. During the last year founded by Bill Gates was company shall be returned to the honorary place, ahead of longtime leader Apple. So to the June 2019 year, Microsoft is the only giant with capitalization exceeding 1 billion dollars.
From online platform Visual Capitalist make “walk” over the last 2 decades in the top ten of the most expensive the companies in the world.
Their data show that the leaders in the 1999 year and today differ a lot and only Microsoft has retained its place in this list. Before 20 years after it in the top ten rank world corporations such as General Electric, Cisco, Exxon, and Walmart.
Did an inquisitive toddler lead an is that there attended and Finnish Nokia that to this period holds 41% of the world market of mobile phones. After the dot-com balloon in the 2004 year, the situation looks quite different, like Microsoft and Intel are the only technology companies, found a place among the top 10. The leaders are General Electric and Exxon and in the ranking place, there are yet Pfizer and Citi. In the midst of a financial crisis, 4 Chinese companies have managed to find a place among the ten world leader in the market assessment.
At the helm of the ranking Zastava US energy giant PetroChina with a capitalization of 367 billion dollars. The presentation of the first iPhone a tilt position on the market assessment of Apple in the year 2014 with such by 560 billion dollars.
Before the collapse of the prices of the petrol market, Exxon has managed to maintain its place and ranks second place, while in the top ten is still and Shell. Today the top 10 is dominated by technological giants, as the first 5 world corporations are Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, and Facebook. Here are and the Chinese Leaders Alibaba and Tencent.