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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos defeats Bill Gates, becomes world's wealthiest man for second time

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 27 October 2017, 23:53 IST
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In yet another misfortune for American business head honcho Bill Gates, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has defeated Bill Gates and became a world's wealthiest man for the second time.

Bezos has added $8.7 billion to his wealth after Amazon released it's third quarter-earning report.

In a latest Forbes’ Real-Time Billionaire Rankings, Amazon founder top the list.

In spite of the fact that, Microsoft's stock likewise saw a 7 percent bounce however it wasn't sufficient to cut down Bezos' ranking.

Bezos recorded a net worth of $90.6 billion compared to $90.1 billion of Gates’ net worth by 10:15AM (7:45PM IST).

It was a horse race between the two giants but finally Jeff came out as a winner.

First published: 27 October 2017, 23:48 IST
 
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