In the first six months of this calendar year, the net worth of the world’s billionaires increased by $ 852 billion.


New Delhi: In the first half of the year, the net worth of the world’s top 500 billionaires increased by a total of $ 852 billion. According to Bloomberg, each billionaire included in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index earned $14 million a day in net worth during this period. This has been the best half for the world’s billionaires since the second half of 2020. In the first half of the calendar year 2023, Elon Musk remained at number one in terms of earning the most. Tesla’s CEO’s net worth jumped by $ 96.6 billion during this period. The second number was Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta Platforms Inc. They earned $58.9 billion in the first six months of the year. On the other hand, Gautam Adani remained at number one in terms of losing the maximum net worth. Adani lost $ 60.2 billion in the first six months of the year. During this, on January 27, his net worth was hit by $ 20.8 billion, which was the biggest loss of any billionaire in a day.

US-based short selling firm Hindenburg Research released a report on January 24 against the Adani Group. In this, Adani Group was accused of tampering with the price of shares. However, Adani Group denied these allegations. But due to this, the shares of the group fell drastically and its market cap was also halved. Another billionaire suffered a lot because of the Hindenburg. Carl Icahn of Icahn Enterprises LP’s net worth fell by $13.4 billion ie 57%. In terms of percentage, this is the biggest decline in the net worth of a billionaire.

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Meanwhile, the rise in Musk’s net worth continues in July as well. Tesla shares rose five percent on Monday. With this, Musk’s net worth increased by $ 13 billion in one stroke. With this, his net worth reached $247 billion. This year it has increased by $110 billion. Mukesh Ambani’s net worth increased by $ 2.35 billion sharply in the shares of Reliance Industries. His net worth has now reached $ 90.6 billion and he is at number 13 in the list of the world’s rich. Gautam Adani is at number 21 with a net worth of $60.3 billion.

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