The richest man in the world got rich on 13 billion dollars in 15 minutes

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the head of the Amazon and the richest man in the world Jeff Bezos became richer by 13.2 billion over 15 minutes. The sharp rise in stock the world’s largest online retailer occurred after the publication of the report of the company, according to RIA Novosti.

Amazon announced that in the fourth quarter of 2019 its revenue grew 20 percent to 87,44 billion. According to Bloomberg, shares of the retailer jumped 12 percent, and the securities have risen in price to 2.1 thousand dollars.

At the moment the status of the leader of the company of Jeff Bezos is of the order of 129.5 billion. In this case, the entrepreneur owns only 12 percent of Amazon, whose market capitalization, according to experts, more than 927 billion.

Amazon is one of the biggest online stores in the world. The company operates in the U.S., Canada, China, Brazil, Japan and several European countries.

Earlier it was reported that the Association of companies of Internet trade has responded to the bill on the regulation of sales. In the state Duma want to require sellers to specify the exact terms of the shares and the reasons for their conduct. Moreover, to reduce the cost offer relatively average commodity prices over the past six months.

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