LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault topped the list of the world’s richest people with a fortune of $ 186.3 billion, surpassing Amazon founder Jeff Bezos by $ 300 million. This was reported by Forbes.
The top three also included Tesla and Space X chairman Elon Musk ($ 147.3 billion).
According to the publication, Arno’s wealth increased from 76 billion dollars in March 2020 to 186.3 billion dollars as of May 24, 2021 – that is, over the past 14 months increased by 110 billion dollars, in part because LVMH, despite the pandemic, has high performance.
In the 1st quarter of 2021, the holding received 14 billion euros in revenue, which is 32% higher than the same period last year – this was facilitated by the “impulse” provided by buyers in China.
At the same time, the market capitalization of the LVMH holding, which includes Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Christian Dior, Givenchy, is $ 320 billion.
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US President Joe Biden on Wednesday, June 9, signed a decree lifting restrictions against Chinese services TikTok and WeChat, imposed by former President Donald Trump. The press service of the White House reports. This is a decree of August 2020 on restrictions against the Chinese companies ByteDance and Tencent, which own the video service TikTok […]
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Richard Branson’s aerospace company Virgin Galactic has announced a contract for a special research flight by Kelly Gerard, a member of the International Space Institute (IIAS). The astronaut will conduct experiments and test new health technologies while in space. The company’s shares in the premarket rose 7.61% to $ 33.5. “Much of our mission is […]
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Mondelis Ukraine company (Kraft Foods Inc.) has invested $ 9 million in the purchase of new technical equipment for Trostiyanetska chocolate factory and started export of its products in 12 EU countries. The company also plans to increase the quantitative measure of the supply on the European market and in the countries of the Arabian […]Next
Apple has announced that it will hold a presentation of new products next week – the third since the beginning of 2020. According to the company’s website, the event will be broadcast from the head office in California on Tuesday, November 10. The company announces the event with the words “One More Thing”. This phrase, […]Next
In August, oil production in the UAE rose to 2.69 million barrels per day, while under the OPEC + agreement the quota is 2.59 million barrels. This was announced on Tuesday, September 1, Minister of Energy Suhail al-Mazrui. Exceeding the quota of 100 thousand barrels per day was caused, according to the official, by increased […]Next
Shares of Johnson & Johnson rose by 0.68% on Thursday, ahead of the growth of the S&P 500 index by 0.32% after as the company announced that it plans to begin the final phase of a clinical trial of its COVID-19 vaccine in September. Shares of J&J recovered after losses in February and March and […]Next
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The position of the richest man in the world, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos reached $ 199.7 billion, which is a record for a businessman. This was reported on Wednesday by Forbes magazine. The publication noted that during the trading of Amazon shares on Tuesday, the state of Bezos even exceeded the mark of $ 200 […]Next
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The American corporation Microsoft has received permission from the New Zealand Department of Foreign Investment to build data centers in Auckland. This is stated in a statement issued by the agency on Wednesday. “New Zealand subsidiaries of Microsoft Corporation received management’s approval of foreign investments to purchase business assets, including various land, to further creation […]Next
On Wednesday, Boeing announced the financial results of the 2nd quarter, which ended on June 30. Boeing Management noted that the company makes “tough, but necessary steps to adapt for a new realities of market.” Aviation giant is experiencing perhaps the most difficult times in its history, faced with a double crisis. On the one […]Next
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Digital Future and WannaBiz invest in the Ukrainian startup Replyapp $ 400 000. This is stated in the Digital Future report. The founder of the project relied on a smaller sum. But investors felt that they need to invest in the growth of the project amid rising competition in America. The first investor invests $ […]Next
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