The world’s richest people lost $114 billion in one day


In the top five of the world’s billionaires are now part of the Bezos – $ 116 billion, gates – $ 91.6 billion, Buffett – $ 85 billion, Zuckerberg – $ 74,7 billion, the owner of the brand Zara Amancio Ortega – $ 74 billion Photo: UKRINFORM

Yesterday after the collapse of the stock markets of USA and of 3.8-4.6% and the decline of shares of major companies for 10% of the 500 richest people lost $114 billion.

The main American index Dow Jones on 2 February fell by 2.5%, and 5 February – by 4.6%. The index Standard & Poor’s sank by 4.1%, writes tsn.ua.

Most of the lost head of investment company Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffett – $5.1 billion the Founder and owner of the social network Facebook Mark Zuckerberg lost $3.6 billion in addition, the founder of Amazon Jeff Bezos poorer by $3.3 billion as the co-founders of Google Larry Page and Sergey Brin decreased by $2.3 billion, Founder of Microsoft Bill Gates lost $2.25 billion.

In the top five of the world’s billionaires are now part of the Bezos – $116 billion, gates – $91.6 billion, Buffett – $85 billion, Zuckerberg – $74,7 billion, the owner of the brand Zara Amancio Ortega – $74 billion.

The cause of the fall experts call the fast growth of profitability of us government bonds. In addition, the justified fears of rising inflation and rising interest rates the Federal reserve system.

Losses in new York turned into further losses in Asian markets. On the morning of 6 February the Japanese Nikkei index lost 6.6% and the Chinese Hang Seng fell 5%, the stock index of the Shanghai stock exchange Shanghai Composite fell 2.2%.

Over the last month actively devalued coin. Over the past day, bitcoin has lost 20% of its value and is now worth about $ 6 thousand Although a month ago he was three times more expensive.

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