BBI: the World’s billionaires for the year 2017 has become richer by nearly $1 trillion
A fortune 500 richest men in the world included in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index (BBI), for the current year increased by almost one trillion dollars, according to the index published by Bloomberg.
So, on December 26, 2017 total had reached $ 5.3 trillion, which is 20% higher than on December 27, 2016 4.4 trillion dollars.
Topped the list of billionaires, the head of Amazon Jeff Bezos – he has increased his fortune by $ 34.2 billion, or 1.5%, to 99.6 billion. On the second line is the founder of Microsoft MSFT bill gates with a fortune at 91.3 billion. In October Bezos shifted gates with the first line of the rating, where he stayed from may 2013.
Third place was taken by another American investor Warren Buffett ($85 billion). In fourth place was the owner of the brand Zara Amancio Ortega with a fortune of 75.5 billion dollars. The top five leaders of the the Creator of Facebook FB , mark Zuckerberg, whose fortune is estimated at 72.6 billion. Zuckerberg for the year increased his fortune by 22.6 billion, or 45%.
Total state 27 Russian billionaires in 2017 rose by 29.07 billion. According to published data, the richest billionaire in Russia is the main shareholder of Severstal CHMF Alexey Mordashov, his condition has grown since the beginning of the year to 2.53 billion to $ 19.5 billion. The second place is the President of “Norilsk Nickel” Vladimir Potanin, whose fortune increased by 2.15 billion dollars, amounting to 18.8 billion dollars. Next comes the main beneficiary of NLMK Vladimir Lisin, whose capital has increased since January by 4.89 billion to $ 18 billion.
For the year, the rating returned to the co-owner of “Safmar” Mikhail Gutseriev, who left it a month earlier. The rating also included the General Director of the Ural mining and metallurgical company (UGMK) Andrey Kozitsyn with the state of 4.23 billion dollars.