The total assets of the world's 500 millionaires have increased by 123 trillion yen in the first half of 2023 alone, Elon Musk alone has increased assets by 14 trillion yen

In recent years, soaring prices of goods and energy have become a hot topic, and some people may feel that their lives have become more difficult than before. Meanwhile, the millionaires in the ``

Bloomberg Billionaire Index '', which is the top 500 millionaires in the world, have increased their assets by a total of 852 billion dollars (about 123 trillion yen) in the first half of 2023 alone. was reported.

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According to data compiled by Bloomberg, the wealth of billionaires in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index totaled $852 billion in the first half of 2023. This means that one person's assets have increased by an average of 14 million dollars (about 2 billion yen) per day, and since the pandemic of the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) that occurred in 2020, millionaires It's been the best half year for me.

Equity markets are trending higher despite central bank interest rate hikes, Russia's continued invasion of Ukraine and a spate of bank failures . Bloomberg reports that the S&P 500 has risen by 16% in half a year and the Nasdaq 100 index has risen by 39% due to the rise of AI-related fields, and the wealth of millionaires has increased due to these benefits.

Among the top 500 people, the person who increased the most assets in the first half of 2023 was Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX who also acquired Twitter. trillion yen) also increased its assets. Second place is Meta founder Mark Zuckerberg, whose assets increased by $ 58.9 billion (about 8.5 trillion yen), and third place Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is $ 47.4 billion (about 6.8 trillion yen) 100 million yen).

Meanwhile, the billionaire who has lost the most wealth in the first half of 2023 is Gautam Adani, the chairman and founder of the Indian conglomerate

Adani Group and the richest person in Asia. In January 2023, the Adani Group reportedly lost $12 billion in just one day after being accused of fraud by activist shareholder Hindenburg Research. .

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It is reported that Mr. Adani's assets decreased by $ 60.2 billion (about 8.7 trillion yen) in the first half of 2023, making it the worst number one, far ahead of other millionaires. Mr. Carl Icahn, the second worst, also lost $ 13.4 billion (about 1.94 trillion yen), which is 57% of net assets, in just half a year as his own holding company, Icahn Enterprises, was targeted for short selling by Hindenburg Research. I was.

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