Bloomberg Billionaires Index
07 Jan 2021
Elon Musk surpasses Jeff Bezos to become world's richest person
Tesla Inc. and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has surpassed Amazon boss Jeff Bezos to become the world's richest person, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.
04 Jan 2021
Alibaba founder suspected to be missing after criticizing Chinese government
Chinese billionaire Jack Ma has not been seen in public for more than two months now, a development that has sparked questions about his whereabouts.
31 Dec 2020
China's Zhong Shanshan replaces Mukesh Ambani as Asia's richest person
Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairperson and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani is no longer the richest person in Asia. That title now belongs to China's Zhong Shanshan, a vaccine magnate and the founder of the bottled water company Nongfu Spring.
25 Dec 2020
Elon Musk says it's 'impossible' to take Tesla private
Billionaire Elon Musk has clarified that privatization of Tesla Inc. is impossible even though he is keen to spend more time on innovation rather than engineering, design, and general company operations, which limit the tech genius to some extent.
07 Aug 2019
World's richest lose $117bn in one day; Ambani $2.45bn poorer
The richest 500 people in the world lost $117 billion (Rs. 8,28,418 crore) in a single day market crash on Monday.
18 Jul 2019
Bill Gates not second richest anymore. Here's who replaced him
For the first time in the seven-year history of Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates swooped down to world's third-richest spot from his previous rank 2.
05 Apr 2019
Elon Musk lost $1 billion in just two minutes
Elon Musk lost $1 billion in just two minutes after shares of his electric-car company Tesla tumbled on Thursday due to poor deliveries.
29 Oct 2018
Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha perished in chopper crash
It has been confirmed that Thai billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, the owner of Leicester City FC, perished in the helicopter crash outside King Power Stadium on Saturday night.
28 Oct 2018
Chopper carrying Leicester City chairman crashes outside King Power Stadium
A helicopter believed to be carrying Thai billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, the chairman of football club Leicester City, crashed outside the King Power Stadium shortly after Leicester's home draw with West Ham United on Saturday night.
22 Oct 2018
China's richest woman loses 66% of her fortune, courtesy trade-war
Zhou Qunfei, founder and CEO of consumer electronics suppliers Lens Technology, had become China's richest woman by supplying touchscreens for Apple and Tesla devices.
20 Jul 2018
Which will hit the trillion dollar mark: Apple or Amazon?
Following the completion of Amazon's Prime Day sale, wherein the company announced that it had sold over 100 million products, the global e-commerce giant's stock market value climbed to breach the $900bn mark for the very first time.
08 Jul 2018
Zuckerberg becomes world's third richest man, overtakes Warren Buffett
Despite concerns about data privacy over Facebook, the social network's co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has overtaken American business magnate Warren Buffett to become the world's third richest person.
15 Jun 2018
Millionaires now control half of the world's personal wealth
According to a new report by the Boston Consulting Group, half of the world's personal wealth now rests in the hands of millionaires and billionaires, up by 5% from their 45% share of personal wealth in 2016.
01 May 2018
WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum quits over privacy clashes with Facebook
WhatsApp CEO and co-founder Jan Koum has confirmed that he is leaving the company.
24 Mar 2018
World's wealthiest-500 have lost $436 billion so far in 2018
The first two months of 2018 have been rather expensive for the 500 wealthiest people on planet Earth.