Top 10 European Companies by Market Cap

The table below lists the Top 10 European companies by market capitalization as of November 15, 2010:


Source: FT Markets Data

The above list excludes firms from Eastern Europe and Russia and the market cap is based on the stock price on the domestic exchanges. Among the many European banking giants, only HSBC (HBC) of UK made it to this list with market cap of about $194 billion. In the pharmaceutical sector, it is interesting to note that Swiss drug companies Novartis (NVS) and  Roche (RHHBY) have market caps exceeding $125 billion. Nestle (NSRGY) owns many popular brands and has a strong presence in emerging countries.


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