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Jeff Bezos adds record $13 billion in single day to his fortune

Amazon.com. shares surged 7.9 per cent, the most since December 2018 on rising optimism about web shopping trends, and are now up 73 per cent this year.

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Jeff Bezos
FILE PHOTO: Bezos, Amazon’s 56-year-old founder and the world’s richest person, has seen his fortune swell $74 billion in 2020 to $189.3 billion, despite the US entering its worst economic downturn since the Great Depression | Photo: Reuters

added $13 billion to his net worth on Monday, the largest single-day jump for an individual since the Bloomberg Billionaires Index was created in 2012.

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First Published: Tue, July 21 2020. 23:33 IST

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