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World's wealthiest add US$92b in 2014

Net worth of 400 wealthiest billionaires stands at US$4.1 trillion; biggest gainers are China's Ma, and America's Buffett and Zuckerberg

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Up US$9.1 billion, Mr Gates remains the world's richest person.

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Mr Buffett added US$13.7 billion to his net worth to clinch the No 2 place.

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Mr Ma was the biggest gainer with US$25.1 billion added to his wealth.

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Mr Deripaska is one of only a few Russians who made gains in 2014.

Moscow

THE richest people on earth got richer in 2014, adding US$92 billion to their collective fortune in the face of falling energy prices and geopolitical turmoil incited by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The net worth of the world's 400 wealthiest billionaires on Dec 29

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