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World’s Wealthiest People Ending 2016 with $237 Billion More

World’s Wealthiest People Ending 2016 with $237 Billion More

The world’s wealthiest people are ending 2016 with $237 billion more than they had from the start of 2016. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the richest people wealth went through $4.8 trillion of daily net worth gains and losses throughout the year. In the end, it rose 5.7% to $4.4 trillion by 27th December.

“The world’s wealthiest people are ending 2016 with $237 billion more than they had from the start of 2016.”

~Bloomberg

Four of the five biggest gainers in 2016 were Americans, including Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Harold Hamm and Jeff Bezos. The fifth one was France’s Bernard Arnault who is Chairman & CEO of LVMH. The biggest gains were led by Warren Buffett, who saw an increase of $11.8 billion during the year.

Related Reports: Bloomberg

 


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