Ranking of the top 100 global companies by market capitalisation
total market capitalisation of the top 100 companies globally.
from 2016 remained on the list – demonstrating the high levels of resilience and stability.
remain as US companies. The US extends its lead, with market capitalisation from 62% to 63%.
In this report we have ranked the top 100 global companies by market capitalisation and compared how the list has evolved from March 2009 to March 2017. We have identified the risers and the fallers, looked at sector dynamics and presented a view on how the global landscape has changed.
"The gap between the US largest companies and the rest of the world continues to widen. US companies are exploiting their global reach, financial strength and ability to innovate - a sharp contrast to those in the UK and Europe, which continue to fall behind in the rankings."