Warren Buffett: News

30 Jun 2024

Berkshire Hathaway

Warren Buffett redirects posthumous donations away from Gates Foundation

Warren Buffett, the 93-year-old Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, has announced changes to his will that shall affect the allocation of his wealth after his death.

29 Jun 2024

Berkshire Hathaway

Warren Buffett continues philanthropy spree with record $5.3 billion donation

Warren Buffett, the 93-year-old billionaire investor, has made his largest annual donation since 2006 by giving away $5.3 billion of Berkshire Hathaway shares.

05 May 2024

Berkshire Hathaway

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway eyes investment opportunities in India

Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has recognized India as a land of 'unexplored opportunities.'

29 Nov 2023

Berkshire Hathaway

'Never argued': Tracing Charlie Munger and Warren Buffett's 60-year-old friendship

The tale of Charlie Munger and Warren Buffett will go down in the history books, showcasing the everlasting bond of an extraordinary friendship.

29 Nov 2023

Berkshire Hathaway

Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett's longtime business partner, dies at 99

Billionaire Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett's right-hand man at Berkshire Hathaway, died on Tuesday, aged 99. He would have turned 100 on New Year's Day.

24 Nov 2023

Berkshire Hathaway

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway exits Paytm with Rs. 800cr loss

Renowned investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has sold its entire stake in Paytm's parent company One97 Communications Ltd.

08 Nov 2023

Bill Gates

Must-watch business documentaries for entrepreneurs

For budding and seasoned entrepreneurs alike, one of the best ways to gain insights is by learning from others' experiences and finding that spark of motivation. And, where else can you find it other than through business documentaries?

13 Sep 2023

Business

Warren Buffett surpasses Larry Page, becomes world's 6th richest person

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett has overtaken Google co-founder Larry Page in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, with a net worth of $123 billion.

14 Jul 2023

Weird Stories

Billionaire Warren Buffett's wife complains about $4 coffee

During Allen & Co's exclusive annual gathering in Sun Valley, Idaho, where prominent figures in the US business world convene, an intriguing piece of news emerged online on Thursday.

10 Dec 2022

BYD

BYD receives 1,500 bookings for Atto 3 within a month

Chinese automaker BYD has accumulated 1,500 bookings for the Atto 3 electric SUV in India within a month. It competes with mid-size EVs on our shores.

06 Jul 2022

Elon Musk

Reading habits of 5 most successful people in the world

Did you know that the most successful and well-known people see books as the gateway to knowledge and credit reading as one of the factors of their achievements and happiness?

26 Apr 2022

Forbes

Gautam Adani becomes world's 5th richest person, surpasses Warren Buffett

Gautam Adani, Chairman of Adani Group, has become the fifth-richest person in the world, topping legendary investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, as per Forbes.

23 Jun 2021

Bill Gates

Warren Buffett resigns as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation trustee

Billionaire Warren Buffett on Wednesday announced that he has resigned as a trustee at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

30 May 2021

Bill Gates

Bill and Melinda Gates consider organizational changes to Foundation

Three weeks after Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates went public with their lengthy divorce proceedings that were underway since 2019, Mark Suzman, the CEO of Gates Foundation, has revealed to employees that he's in talks to strengthen "the long-term sustainability and stability of the foundation."

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway investing $570mn in Snowflake

In a major, albeit surprising, move, Berkshire Hathaway, the multinational conglomerate led by investing legend Warren Buffett, has confirmed the plan to infuse nearly $570 million into Snowflake, a cloud data-warehousing unicorn in the US.

07 Apr 2020

Mukesh Ambani

#CoronavirusImpact: Mukesh Ambani lost $300 million/day in two months

The outbreak of coronavirus over the last two months has left economies reeling, business disrupted, and people jobless.

25 Feb 2020

Samsung

Warren Buffett finally ditches his flip phone for iPhone

Warren Buffett, better known as the 'Oracle of Omaha', is a world-famous business magnate, investing legend, and philanthropist.

03 Nov 2019

India

#CareerBytes: Five famous Chartered Accountants in India to know about

In India, Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses.

30 Aug 2019

Piers Morgan

Happy Birthday Buffett: Let's celebrate quirks of world's richest man

Warren Buffett, better known as the 'Oracle of Omaha', turns 89 today.

03 Jun 2019

San Francisco

Wanna have lunch with Warren Buffett? It costs Rs. 31cr

It's a no-brainer that getting lunch with Warren Buffet is not easy-peasy. After all, he's the third-richest person in the world.

29 May 2019

Bill Gates

MacKenzie Bezos to donate half her $35bn fortune to charity

MacKenzie Bezos (48), the ex-wife of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (55), has become the newest billionaire to sign The Giving Pledge - a philanthropy group of the world's wealthiest people.

05 May 2019

India

Famous Chartered Accountants in India to know about

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the hardest and most in-demand professional courses in India.

27 Aug 2018

India

Warren Buffett set to invest Rs. 2,000+ cr in Paytm

If reports are to be believed, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway are in talks with Paytm parent company, One97 Communications to invest around Rs. 2,200-2,500cr ($300-350mn) in the digital payments company.

14 Aug 2018

Books

A book on Warren Buffett's investing style

Since the 1950s, Warren Buffett and his partners have backed some of the 20th century's most profitable, trendsetting companies and a new book seeks to uncover the key insights of his investments by journeying through his career that began in the late 1950s.

08 Jul 2018

Facebook

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.

21 Jun 2018

Amazon

Who is this Indian Warren Buffett picked to head healthcare-venture?

Yesterday, prominent Indian-American surgeon and journalist, Atul Gawande was appointed as the CEO of the yet-to-be named US-based health-care venture of Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JP Morgan.

14 Jun 2018

Infosys

100 Infosys-shares, bought in 1993, would've made you a crorepati

Infosys' share opened at a price of Rs. 1,253 today.

11 Jan 2018

Bill Gates

Ajit Jain, Gregory Abel: Potential Warren Buffett successors at Berkshire

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway promoted its senior executives -Indian-origin Ajit Jain and Gregory Abel- to its board. They are now being considered front-runners in the race to succeed CEO Buffett.

Bitcoin crosses $14,000-mark; but RBI warns people of risks

The world's most popular cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, has surpassed the $14,000-mark (Rs. 9lakh), recording an over 1400% rise compared to its below $1,000 price at the beginning of 2017.

09 Sep 2017

Egypt

History's richest men: Gates is an average-Joe in Akbar's eyes

If someone asks who are the richest people in the world right now, the answer would be pretty easy. It's Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, and Jeff Bezos.

16 Aug 2017

Microsoft

Bill Gates has made his largest donation since 2000

According to a recently released Securities & Exchange Commission filing, Microsoft founder Bill Gates recently made his biggest donation since 2000.

14 Aug 2017

Bill Gates

History's richest men: Gates is an average-Joe in Akbar's eyes

If someone asks who are the richest people in the world right now, the answer would be pretty easy. It's Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, and Jeff Bezos.

29 Jun 2017

Washington DC

Warren Buffett started paying taxes when he was just 14!

Reports showed that billionaire Warren Buffett's tax records as a young 14-year old teenager reflect astute investing and finance skills.

31 May 2017

Amazon

Amazon's $1,000 share price is a signal of changing times

If someone had walked into Amazon's first day of trading in May 1997 and spent $100 on Amazon, that person would have been richer by $50,000 now.

26 Apr 2017

Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola to sack 1,200 employees as sales fizzle out

Warren Buffett, who has professed his love for Coke and is the largest shareholder of the company may need to rethink his drinking choices as well as investment acumen as the firm is now sacking people to remain profitable.

24 Mar 2017

India

Dalal Street: Who rules it?

It's not as easy to make money via stock markets as 'Wolf of Wall Street' shows.

21 Mar 2017

Forbes

Forbes 2017 Billionaires list is finally out

Every year Forbes magazine releases a complete list of the world's wealthiest individuals.

11 Oct 2016

Donald Trump

Warren Buffett hits back at Trump about taxes

Amidst the exchange of insults, name calling and heated arguments which made up the bulk of the second Presidential Debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, Trump had accused billionaire and Hillary-supporter Warren Buffett of dodging taxes.

26 Aug 2016

Michigan

Warren Buffett's Dow investment could face losing $8/second bonus streak

In 2009, Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway had lent Dow Chemical $3 billion as loan to aid their purchase of Rohm and Haas, a chemical manufacturer.

02 Aug 2016

Donald Trump

Warren Buffett takes on Donald Trump

At a rally with Hillary Clinton, Buffett launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump for his reluctance to make his tax returns public .