London: The world’s top 500 wealthiest people have lost a lot of money on Wednesday? Literally Rs.7.3 lakh crore. Most of these were Amazon founder Jeffebos, who had lost more than Rs 66,000 crore. Bloomberg described it as the second big jump in the billionaire index this year. Bezos has reportedly lost most of these.
Europe’s billionaire Bernard Arnault had a net outflow of Rs 33,000 crore. He lost half a day in the value of this year. LVMH shares have collapsed after reports that China has banned checks in border areas. Berkshire Hathaway’s head, Warren Buffet, has also been reduced by about Rs 33,000 crore. Another 67 billionaires lost nearly Rs.2.3 lakh crore in their wealth.