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PM Modi 13th most influential person in the world: Bloomberg

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Monday ranked 13 on the 'Bloomberg Markets Most Influential' list."He (Modi) won election in May 2014 by the widest margin in 30 years, giving him a shot
India TV News Desk October 06, 2015 12:02 IST
India TV News Desk

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Monday ranked 13 on the 'Bloomberg Markets Most Influential' list.

"He (Modi) won election in May 2014 by the widest margin in 30 years, giving him a shot at making some investment-friendly reforms that have faced stubborn resistance in the world's largest democracy. India might grow faster than China this year," Bloomberg said in a statement.

Modi, however, was ranked below the likes of Chinese President Xi Jinping, US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the list of 50 most influential people in world.

The list is topped by US Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen.

Yellen is followed by Xi Jinping and Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Last year, Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan and chairman of State Bank of India (SBI) Arundhati Bhattacharya had featured in the list.

Here's the complete list of 50 most influential people in world:

1. Janet Yellen, Chairperson, US Federal Reserve

2. Xi Jinping, President, China

3. Tim Cook, CEO, Apple

4. Larry Fink, Co-founder, BlackRock

5. Warren Buffett, CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

6. Barack Obama, President, United States of America

7. Carl Icahn, Chairman, Icahn Enterprises

8. Lloyd Blankfein, CEO, Goldman Sachs

9. Angela Merkel, Chancellor, Germany

10. Reid Hoffman, Co-founder, LinkedIn

11. Jamie Dimon, CEO, JPMorgan Chase

12. Abigail Johnson, CEO, Fidelity Investments

13. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister, India

14. Mario Draghi, President, European Central Bank

15. Jeff Bezos, Founder, Amazon.com

16. Ana Botin, Chairman, Banco Santander

17. Jorge Paulo Lemann, Co-founder, 3G Capital

18. Ray Dalio, Founder, Bridgewater Associates

19. Elizabeth Warren, US Senator

20. Thomas Piketty, Professor, Paris School of Economics

21. Jeffrey Gundlach, Founder, DoubleLine Capital

22. Fan Bao, Founder, China Renaissance

23. Tidjane Thiam, CEO, Credit Suisse Group

24. Ruth Porat, CFO, Google

25. Elon Musk, Founder, Tesla Motors

26. Paul Singer, Founder, Elliott Management

27. Marc Andreessen, Co-founder, Andreessen Horowitz

28. Renaud Laplanche, Founder, LendingClub

29. Akio Toyoda, President, Toyota Motor

30. Paul Krugman, Professor, City University of New York Graduate Center

31. Pope Francis, Roman Catholic Church

32. Ellen Kullman, CEO, DuPont

33. Wang Qishan, Secretary, Central Commission for Discipline Inspection

34. Jonathan Gray, Global Head of Real Estate, Blackstone Group

35. Ken Griffin, Founder, Citadel

36. John Stumpf, EO, Wells Fargo

37. Wang Jianlin, Founder, Dalian Wanda Group

38. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

39. Jiang Jianqing, Chairman, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

40. Jimmy Lai, Founder, Next Media

41. Aliko Dangote, Founder, Dangote Group

42. Michael Kim, Founder, MBK Partners

43. John Taylor, Professor, Stanford University

44. Blythe Masters, CEO, Digital Asset Holdings

45. George Osborne, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer

46. Richard Thaler, Professor, University of Chicago

47. Elizabeth Holmes, Founder, Theranos

48. Mo Ibrahim, Chairman, Mo Ibrahim Foundation

49. Jane Gladstone, Senior Managing Director, Evercore Partners

50. Ruchir Sharma, Head of Emerging Markets and Global Macro, Morgan Stanley Investment Management