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Jeff Bezos's wealth soars to record $171.6 billion: Billionaires Index

Shares of the retailer surged 4.4 per cent to a record $2,878.70, boosting the founder's world-leading fortune to $171.6 billion.

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His gains — $56.7 billion this year alone — underscore a widening wealth gap in the US during the worst economic downturn since 2008.

Jeff Bezos’s net worth has smashed through its previous peak, even after he relinquished a quarter of his stake in as part of a divorce settlement last year.

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First Published: Thu, July 02 2020. 22:19 IST

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