The Top 100 Global Arms-Producing and Military Services Companies 2018

The production and sales of weapons is one of the top industries in the world. In more recent year, Private Military Contractors(PMCs) have also flourished to offer all types of military services. In 2017, the global arms business topped $398 billion according to Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). A few interesting points noted in …

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The Top 10 Most Valuable Global Brands 2019

Brand Finance, the global consultancy that ranks world’s top brands each year, recently published their Brand Finance Global 500 ranking for 2019.  The following is the Top 10 brands from the list: Click to enlarge Source: Brand Finance The tech sector dominates the top list by taking six positions.Amazon(AMZN) is the world’s top brand with …

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The World’s Top 100 Non-Financial MNEs based on Foreign Assets 2017

The World’s Top 100 Non-Financial MNEs based on Foreign Assets in 2017 are listed in the table below: Source: World Investment Report 2018. UNCTAD A few observations: Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell(RDS-A) topped the ranking followed by Toyota(TM), Total(TOT)and BP(BP). Emerging market firms are mostly non-existent in this list with the exception of Tencent, HNA …

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The Top 20 Global Integrated Oil and Gas Companies 2018

Oil prices are in a downward spiral in recent weeks. Yesterday Brent fell 7.1% for January delivery and closed at $65.47 yesterday. Just a few weeks ago pundits were predicting oil may reach over $100 a barrel soon. Since then prices have dramatically plunged. The reasons attributed to the collapse in prices are many. Some …

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