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Bill Gates has finished on top of Forbes‘ annual list of the world’s billionaires again, with a net worth of $79.2 billion, up from $76 billion last year. This is Gates’ second year in a row at the top, and 16th time in the last 21 years. Following him in second place was Mexican telecommunications mogul Carlos Slim with $77.1 billion, and Warren Buffett moved up a notch to third place with $72.7 billion. Amancio Ortega, the Spanish co-founder of clothing retail chain Zara was fourth with $64.5 billion, and Oracle founder Larry Ellison came in fifth with $54.3 billion.