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Ritesh Agarwal named as the world’s second youngest billionaire

As per the recently released Hurun Global Rich List 2020, Ritesh Agarwal- the founder of Oyo Hotels, has been named as the world’s second youngest billionaire. His wealth was estimated at $1.1 billion, at the age of 24. In the global list, Kylie Jenner, the cosmetics star was only ahead of the Indian entrepreneur at ..


Hurun Global Rich List 2020 released

As per the recently released ‘Hurun Global Rich List 2020’, China is home to the highest number of billionaires of the world. The report placed Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos in the top rank, who possesses wealth amounting to $140 bn. Microsoft Founder Bill Gates is in the third spot, while Mukesh Ambani was ..


Oxfam Annual Wealth Check report 2019: Key Facts

The Annual Wealth Check report 2019  of Oxfam has been released. The release of the report marked the start of the World Economic Forum in Davos. The important features of the report are: 26 richest billionaires own as many assets as the 3.8 billion people who make up the poorest half of the world. The ..



India ranked 6th in list of wealthiest countries

According to a report by New World Wealth, India has been ranked 6th in the list of wealthiest countries with total wealth of $8,230 billion US dollars. As per report, India was the best performing wealth market globally in 2017 as its total wealth swelled from 6,584 billion dollars in 2016 to 8,230 billion dollars ..


Mukesh Ambani becomes 2nd richest man in Asia

Mukesh Ambani has become the Asia’s second richest man according to the 2017 Bloomberg Billionaires Index (BBI). According to the 2017 index, Ambani’s net worth has risen to $35.8 billion (around Rs 2.2 lakh crore), making him the 19th richest person in the world, up from 29 at the end of 2016. The increase in ..