Apple becomes most valuable company in the world - again
Apple is now worth $624 billion, making it the world’s highest-valued company in stock market history
The company’s shares rose 2.6 per cent on Monday - up to the $666 mark - following rumours of the impending iPhone 5 and iPad Mini. The peak saw Apple’s value swell to a record-breaking $624.6 billion.
The only company to have a higher value was PetroChina, which was worth $1 trillion when listen on the Shanghai stock exchange in 2007.