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Millions of people lost their jobs due to Corona epidemic across the country, during that Corona period the wealth of Mukesh Ambani and Gautam Adani increased significantly.
- Adani had moved to number 15 a week ago, now again at number 14
Adani Group owner Gautam Adani’s ranking has changed again in the world’s richest businessman. He is now the 14th richest businessman in the world. Earlier also he was on the same ranking, but had moved to number 15 a week ago. With this, the net worth gap between him and Mukesh Ambani has come closer.
Mukesh Ambani’s net worth is $84 billion
According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index report, the total net worth of Mukesh Ambani is $ 84 billion, or Rs 6.13 lakh crore. He is the 12th richest businessman in the world and the first in Asia. Gautam Adani’s net worth is $ 78 billion i.e. Rs 5.69 lakh crore. 15 days ago, the difference between the two was Rs 75 thousand crores. That is, during this period there has been a sharp increase in the net worth of Adani.
Shares of Adani companies rose
In the last 15 days, the shares of 6 listed companies of Adani have seen a sharp rise. Adani Transmission’s share rose by over 20% while Adani Total Gas rose 35%. Similarly, Adani Power has increased by more than 45% in the last 3 days. Shares of Adani Enterprises and Adani Port have also seen tremendous jump. This is the reason why Adani’s net worth has increased. However, the stock of Reliance Industries also rose 10% in a sudden two days last week. It is now trading above Rs 2100.
Adani may go ahead soon
By the way, the way Adani’s stock is rising, it seems that he can leave Ambani behind. But this month is the AGM of Reliance Industries. If Mukesh Ambani makes some special announcement in this, then again his shares may see a jump. At present, its market cap is Rs 13.78 lakh crore while the market cap of Adani Group is more than Rs 8 lakh crore.
Net worth increased by $ 45 billion
Adani’s net worth has increased by $45 billion in this year. Whereas Mukesh Ambani’s net worth has increased only by $ 8 billion. Jacma of China’s Alibaba Group is at number 27 in this list. HCL chairman Shiv Nadar is ranked 70th and Wipro’s Azim Premji at 43rd in the list of world’s richest businessman. There are more Chinese businessmen than India in the top 100 richest businessmen. Jeff Bezos is at number one with a net worth of $190 billion. Tesla’s Elon Musk is the third richest businessman.
Net worth increased in Corona
Let us tell you that when crores of people lost their jobs due to Corona epidemic across the country, the wealth of Mukesh Ambani and Gautam Adani increased significantly during that corona period. In a report in March 2021, it was told that both the businessmen have moved up several places in the list of rich. Adani’s wealth has increased much faster than Ambani. Many experts believe that Adani can soon leave Ambani behind in the list of Asia’s richest businessman.