RIL m-cap nears Rs 10 lakh crore; Mukesh Ambani now world's 12th richest man
On a year-to-date basis, Mukesh Ambani's wealth increased by $13.70 billion to $58 billion.
As the scrip hit its all-time record high of Rs 1,571.85 on BSE, the market capitalization of the company reached over Rs 9.96 lakh crore in the morning trade.
Bloomberg Billionaire index showed that Bill Gates as the wealthiest man with a total net worth of $110 billion. He was followed by Jeff Bezos ($109 billion), Bernard Arnault ($101 billion), Warren Buffett ($86.40 billion) and Mark Zuckerberg ($74.10 billion).
On a year-to-date basis, Mukesh Ambani's wealth increased by $13.70 billion to $58 billion. With a total net worth of $61.50 billion, Julia Flesher Koch is on the 10th spot right now, according to Bloomberg Billionaire index.
Azim Premji, former chairman of Wipro, is the second wealthiest Indian on the list with a combined wealth of $19.1 billion. Premji added $1.75 billion to his net worth this year.
Premji is followed by Shiv Nadar of HCL ($15.6 billion), Uday Kotak of Kotak Mahindra Bank ($14.2 billion), Laksmi Mittal of ArcelorMittal ($12.7 billion) in top five. Mittal has lost over $1 biilion this year.
The shares of the company closed 2.47 per cent higher at Rs 1547.05 on BSE.