Mukesh Ambani now richer than Warren Buffet, becomes 8th richest in world
MUMBAI: Mukesh Ambani is the eighth richest person on the planet and Warren Buffet is on the ninth place after he gave away $2.9 billion to charity. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Mukesh Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd is now worth $68.3 billion surpassing Warren Buffett’s $67.9 billion. Reports said that the shares of Ambani's Indian conglomerate doubled since March as Facebook Inc. and Silver Lake invested $15 billion.
Now, BP Plc paid $1 billion in Reliance’s fuel-retail business. Now, Ambani becomes the eighth richest person in the world and Warren Buffet in ninth position.