Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani has achieved a remarkable milestone amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as he added the highest wealth to his fortune in the world, as per the latest Bloomberg billionaires Index. Adani is now the 26th richest person in the world.
The collective wealth of the world's billionaires rose $3.9tr between March and December 2020 to reach $11.95tr, according to "The Inequality Virus" report, published as global leaders tune in for the World Economic Forum.
Elon Musk, the outspoken and envelope-pushing chief executive of Tesla, overtook Amazon boss Jeff Bezos to become the world's wealthiest person, US media reported on Thursday.
Sunak and his Indian wife Akshata Murty, whose father co-founded the IT behemoth Infosys, made the annual list for the first time with their joint £730 million ($911 million) fortune.
Police in the Indian capital Delhi said on Monday that they had arrested a "Robin Hood" gang leader of 25 merry men who robbed the rich and gave some of the proceeds -- but not all -- to the poor.
Guterres said the world’s leading economies have a special responsibility to support the World Health Organization’s COVAX program to buy and deliver coronavirus vaccines for the world’s poorest people.
More than three in four of the world's super-rich have increased their family wealth despite the global economic downturn resulting from the pandemic, according to a new report.
With tourism and exports in freefall, Thailand's growth could shrivel by as much as 10 percent this year, dumping millions into unemployment. But in a split-screen economy, there are plenty with immunity to the economic scourge caused by COVID-19.
Imagine waking up one morning to find that you are richer by $50 billion! And something very similar happened in the US state of Louisiana.