Top 10 British Companies

A list of the 10 biggest firms by market capitalisation, on Jan 4th, 2008.

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Top 10 UK Firms Listed by Market Capitalisation

Rank Company Capitalisation (£m) Purpose
1 Royal Dutch Shell 117,078.16 Petrol, oil, extraction
2 BP 110,754.50 Petrol, oil, extraction
3 HSBC 106,791.58 Banking
4 GlaxoSmithKline 78,131.02 Pharmaceutical industry
5 Vodafone Group 74,470.37 phones and communication
6 Royal Bank of Scotland Group 63,032.80 Banking including Halifax
7 Barclays plc 47,239.09 banking
8 HBOS 42,883.30 Banking
9 AstraZeneca 42,557.86 Chemicals (Zeneca used to be part of ICI
10 Anglo American 36,931.36 Mining

Top 20 Firms

11 Lloyds TSB
12 Tesco
13 British American Tobacco
14 Rio Tinto Group
15 Diageo
16 BT Group
17 Xstrata
18 BG Group
19 BHP Billiton
20 Aviva

Top 30 Firms

21 Standard Chartered
22 National Grid
23 Unilever
24 SABMiller
25 Prudential
26 Reckitt Benckiser
27 Imperial Tobacco Group
28 BAE Systems
29 Scottish and Southern Energy
30 Centrica

 

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