Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon and the world’s richest individual, saw his net worth fall by US$8.1 billion on Thursday. Photo: AFP

World’s wealthiest lose nearly US$1 trillion in stock market rout that shows no sign of ending

  • The world’s 500 richest people collectively lost US$331 billion on Thursday, the biggest one-day drop in the history of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index
  • The world’s wealthiest individuals have lost some US$950 billion since the start of the year
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Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon and the world’s richest individual, saw his net worth fall by US$8.1 billion on Thursday. Photo: AFP
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