500 richest people in the world since the beginning of this week, I lost a total of 128 billion dollars amid falling stock markets in the US, according to Bloomberg, the Economic Times newspaper and the TASS.
As noted by Bloomberg, more than any other the decline in the stock markets has affected the American billionaires who have lost $55 billion.
At the same time, as writes the edition status of the head of investment Fund Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffett’s 26 February decreased by $3.74 billion, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for $3.72 billion, and heading holding Alphabet (Google) Larry page and Sergey Brin lost $3.1 billion and $3 billion respectively. The founder of the Spanish textile group Inditex and Zara brand, Amancio Ortega lost during this time, $2.5 billion.
Key stock indexes in the U.S. fell on Thursday after statements by President Donald trump with the introduction of new import duties on steel and aluminum. The Dow Jones industrial to the close of the session fell by 1.7% and reached 24608. The S&P 500 index that includes 500 largest companies in the US market, declined by 1.33% to 2677, and the index e of the NASDAQ – 1.27% to 7180.