BUSINESSWEEK ONLINE : JULY 12, 1999 ISSUE: GLOBAL 1000 SPECIAL REPORT

Global 1000

The Global 1000
Annual Report

Call It the Net Effect

Table: How the Giants Stack Up

Table: A Market Guide for Investors

Emerging Markets Re-Emerge

The Company That Got Japan to Log On

Timeline: The Global 1000, 1989-1999 (pdf)

Global 1000 Tables

Global 1000, by Rank (html)

By Rank (pdf version)

Global 1000, by Country (html)

By Country (pdf version)

Alphabetical Index (html)

Index (pdf version)

Top 200 Emerging Market Companies

Top 200 (pdf version)

Our 11th annual ranking of the world's best-performing companies, including enhanced tables with links to in-depth company profiles from S&P Personal Wealth
Call It the Net Effect
The biggest influence in this year's ranking? The Internet. Whether they are U.S. upstarts or offshore telecom powerhouses, companies whose fortunes are linked to the Net have almost instantly become market stars
The Company That Got Japan To Log On
NTT DoCoMo sells 10,000 subscriptions a day to its Net-ready cell-phone service

Emerging Markets Re-Emerge
Asia leads the way, as investors regain their enthusiasm for venturing abroad. Includes a video Q&A with Van Eck's Gary Greenberg
Enhanced Tables are cross-linked to make comparisons easier
Alphabetical Index of Companies
Global 1000 Rankings with links to S&P company profiles
Country by Country rankings
Top 200 Emerging Market Companies
Glossary for Rankings
Online Original Tables
The Top 25 European Companies
The Top 25 Asian Companies
The Top 25 Digital Economy Companies
Net-Powered Stars
Online Original Q&As
AOL's Steve Case
Forrester's George Colony
Harvard's Paul Gompers
Microsoft's Robert Herbold
BT Worldwide's Alfred Mockett
The Global 1000, 1989-1999 (pdf)
An era of tumultuous change: From Japan's Bubble to the Triumph of the Net. This is an Acrobat (pdf) version of the magazine's double gatefold that celebrates more than a decade of highlights in the global economy