The fortune of the world's ten wealthiest people grew by $ 34.4 billion on the first day after the US presidential election, Report says, citing RIA Novosti.
According to the trading results on Wednesday, the state of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who ranks the first at the rating, grew more substantial than others. It increased by us $ 10.5 billion to US $ 190.6 billion.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (4th place on the list) has become rich by 8 billion, up to 105.5 billion US dollars. Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of India's most prominent business house Reliance Industries (10th place in the rating), grew by 4.1 billion US dollars to 74.2 billion US dollars.
Moreover, three billionaires from the top 10 failed to increase their wealth: the founder of Tesla and SpaceX Elon Musk lost 547 million US dollars, he is on the fifth line of the rating, investor Warren Buffett, who is on the sixth place, lost 291 million US dollars, and Oracle founder Larry Ellison (8th place)-379 million US dollars.
Presidential elections in the United States were held on Tuesday, November 3. The results of voting in several states are still unknown. According to the calculations of leading American TV channels, the democratic candidate Joe Biden is in the lead. For the final victory, he needs to get the votes of six electors.
On the first day after the vote, the American stock market demonstrated steady growth. As a result of trading on Wednesday, the US stock exchanges closed with 1-3.8% growth.