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Jeff Bezos sells Amazon shares worth $1.8 bn, reduces stake to $110 bn

The numbers mean Bezos retains his pole position among the world's billionaires, while his former wife now ranks 23rd, according to Forbes data

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 Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos sold shares worth $1.8 billion in the last three days of July, reducing the value of his stake in the world's third most valuable company to about $110 billion. The move by Bezos was part of a previously adopted trading plan and was revealed in regulatory filings that also showed that his former wife Mackenzie Bezos is now the online retailer's second largest individual shareholder. Her stake, stemming from a divorce settlement of the pair's previous joint holdings, is currently worth more than $37 billion. The numbers mean ...

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First Published: Thu, August 01 2019. 20:29 IST
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