The wealth of 500 richest people of the world has increased by $ 809 billion i.e. 14 percent so far this year.
The economic situation around the world is bad in Corona's time, but the American stock markets have steadily increased the personal wealth of the world's top rich people. The net worth of Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, the world's richest person, crossed $ 200 billion on Wednesday.
In fact, on Wednesday, the company's shares reached record levels, which increased the net worth. Meanwhile, Elon Musk also joined the $ 100 billion club. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, shares of Tesla Inc. on Wednesday rose to a net worth of $ 101 billion. Musk's assets grew by $ 73.6 billion this year while Bezos' wealth grew by $ 87.1 billion. Facebook Inc.'s Mark Zuckerberg's net worth crossed $ 100 billion this month. On Wednesday alone, it increased by $ 8.5 billion.
The wealth of the world's 500 richest people has increased by $ 809 billion, or 14 per cent so far this year, while the coronavirus epidemic has caused a steep decline in GDP and left millions unemployed.
Let us know that in the US stock markets, fast Bezos' ex-wife MacKenzie Scott has also come close to becoming the world's richest woman. Increasingly in the stock markets, apart from only the American tech giants Mukesh Ambani, the richest person in India and Asia are also in advantage. Last month, he joined the list of the 5 richest people in the world. The net increase in the shares of Reliance Industries Ltd. increased its net worth to $ 22.5 billion this year.