The FT (Financial Times) Global 500 is an annual ranking of the top 500 public companies in the world features in Financial Times. The ranking was first published 15 years ago.
The companies are ranked by market capitalisation. The greater the stock market capitalization, the higher its ranking. Market capitalisation is the share price on 31st March 2011 multiplied by the number of shares issued. The figures were converted into a common currency to allow comparison.
For 2011 ranking, there are 2 Malaysian companies listed.
The table below is top 20 of 2011 FT Global 500 and the position of Malaysian companies in the list.