- The world’s 500 richest people added $1.2 trillion to their collective net worths in 2019, according to Bloomberg.
- Increased demand for luxury goods in China grew the fortunes of Francois Pinault, Bernard Arnault, and Francoise Bettencourt Meyers.
- In the tech sector, Microsoft‘s stock surge made two of the software developer’s largest shareholders over $10 billion apiece in 2019.
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The world’s 500 richest people grew their collective net worths 25% in 2019 — but some billionaires benefitted more than others.
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