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Asia most represented region on Forbes' list

Latest count of the superrich includes 720 Asians, US leads the way by country

From left to right, Wang Jianlin, Li Ka-shing, Jack Ma.

NEW YORK/TOKYO -- The number of billionaires across the world topped 2,000 for the first time ever, with the Asia-Pacific region home to more than anywhere else, 720 to be precise, according to Forbes' annual rich list.

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