Date: 4 months ago   Category: Financial

In a year rich men lost more than 500 billion dollars


The cumulative condition of fifty the richest people on the planet was reduced to $4.7 trillion after record $5.6 billion. During 2018 the total condition of 500 richest people of the world was reduced approximately by 511 billion dollars. Such estimates were published by the Bloomberg agency. As notes the agency, according to the latest data, owing to depreciation of stocks of a number of the companies the cumulative condition of fifty the richest people on the planet was reduced to $4.7 trillion. At the same time in the first half of 2018 this indicator reached record $5.6 billion because of a favorable situation in the markets. So, the head of Amazon corporation Jeff Bezos who wins first place in the rating of the richest people of the world in September increased the fortune to record $168 billion. Meanwhile, according to the last estimates, the total value of the assets belonging to it was reduced to $115 billion. As states the agency, unsuccessful year was for the head of the Facebook company owning the social network of the same name, Mark Zuckerberg. He since January lost $23 billion. Its fortune is estimated in $49.7 billion now. In material it is noted that the list of 500 richest people of the world includes 173 billionaires from the USA. Within a year their state was reduced generally difficulties by 5.9%. The list of 500 most wealthy people of the planet includes 128 billionaires from the Asian countries. Their cumulative capital within a year was reduced by $144 billion. Most the Chinese businessman, the owner of Wanda Group, Wang Jianlin - $11.1 billion lost. Within a year the condition of most of billionaires in the European Union countries was reduced. In particular, $17 billion were lost by the German businessman George Sheffler and his family. Among businessmen for whom year was especially unsuccessful the agency calls the Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim whose fortune is estimated in $53.9 billion and also the owner of the Spanish retail chain stores of Zara Amancio Ortega (a state - $59.2 billion). The Brazilian investor Georges Paúl Lehmann is also included in this list, his capital was reduced by $9.8 billion to $19.8 billion. Let's note, according to the rating of the consulting company PwC and the Swiss bank UBS, in 2017 the total amount of a condition of the richest people of the planet grew year on year by 19% to the record sum of 8.9 trillion dollars. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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