Bloomberg Billionaires Index data indicates that 7 of the 10 richest businessmen on the list of the world’s 500 richest people are active in the world of technology.
The Bloomberg Billionaires Index monitors the movement of the world’s billionaires on a daily basis, according to economic developments in their stock and investment portfolios.
The most noticeable thing on the ladder of the world’s richest businessmen is that 7 out of the 10 richest people are active in the world of technology, and 8 out of ten are US citizens.
The Bloomberg Index shows that “Jeff Bezos” founder of the global trading company Amazon, ranks first in the ladder of the world’s billionaires.
With the emergence of the Corona pandemic, Bezos’s fortune rose to $ 187 billion, from $ 110 billion in December 2019.
While the wealth of American businessman Elon Musk surpassed that of his compatriot Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, to occupy the second place in the ladder of the world’s richest men.
According to the index, Musk’s fortune in mid-November reached 102 billion dollars. However, this wealth rose to $ 140 billion after the inclusion of shares of Tesla Electric Vehicles and Clean Energy in the Standard & Poor’s Index, which includes the 500 largest American companies.
While Gates, who ranked first in the world for the richest businessmen, lost his rank at first to Bezos to settle in second place, then returned and lost again to Musk, to rank third in the world with a fortune of $ 129 billion.
French businessman, Bernard Arnault, comes fourth, with a fortune of $ 105 billion.
And in fifth place, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, with an estimated wealth of 104 billion dollars.
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