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Amazon's Jeff Bezos is now the richest man in the world

27 Juillet 2017

Mr. Bezos is the founder of amazon.com and owns about 17 per cent of shares of e-retailer Amazon, which has recently unveiled it " s video streaming platform Amazon Prime.

According to Bloomberg, a recent surge in Amazon's stock price has just propelled the company's founder, Jeff Bezos, to the top of the rich list, surpassing Bill Gates.

Shares of Amazon.com jumped to 1.8 percent to $1,071.31 as of 9.30am in NY, pushing Bezos' personal wealth to over $91 billion.

Gates, the 61-Microsoft Corp.co-founder, has held the top spot since May 2013. They traded at about $1,063 on Thursday, ahead of the release of the company's latest earnings report. Wall Street expects the company to post earnings of $1.41 per share and $37.2 billion in revenue, along with year-over-year gains in all of its major business segments.

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One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have assigned a hold rating to the company's stock. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink .

Bezos had reached a lofty $90.3 billion as of 10:30 a.m., Forbes reported, though market fluctuation could seem him slip behind Gates's $90 billion.

Bill Gates has always been at or near the top of the Forbes wealthiest people list.

Bezos' net worth has increased by $16.5 billion since March, when Forbes published its 2017 Billionaires List.

The Seattle-based company, founded in 1994, has transformed into much more than just an online bookstore, disrupting nearly every corner of the e-commerce market and beyond.

Amazon's Jeff Bezos is now the richest man in the world