As per latest news release from Indian Express, the latest richest person in world is an India – courtesy bullish behavior of Indian National Stock Exchange. The latest list of richest guys along-with their wealth is as follows –
- Mukesh Ambani – $63.2 billion
- Carlos Slim Helu – $62.2993 billion
- William (Bill) Gates – $62.29 billion
- Warren Buffett – $55.9 billion
- Lakshmi Mittal – $50.9 billion
Here is the news excerpt –
Billionaire Mukesh Ambani on Monday became the richest person in the world, surpassing American software czar Bill Gates, Mexican business tycoon Carlos Slim Helu and famous investment guru Warren Buffett, courtesy the bull run in the stock market.
Following a strong share price rally today in his three group companies — India’s most valued firm Reliance Industries, Reliance Petroleum and Reliance Industrial Infrastructure Ltd — the net worth of Mukesh Ambani rose to 63.2 billion dollars (Rs 2,49,108 crore).
In comparison, the net worth of both Gates and Slim is estimated to be slightly lower at around 62.29 billion dollars each, with Slim leading among the two by a narrow margin.
According to information available with the US and Mexican stock exchanges where these companies are listed, Slim currently holds shares worth a total of USD 62.2993 billion, with more than half coming from Latin American mobile major America Movil. Slim is closely followed by Gates with a net worth of 62.29 billion dollars currently.