Amazon boss Bezos becomes world’s third richest  

by | July 29, 2016 10:37 am



Strong earnings from Amazon and a boost to the company’s stock have made its founder, Jeff Bezos, the world’s third richest person, according to Forbes. Bezos owns 18% of Amazon’s shares, which rose 2% in trading on Thursday. Forbes estimated his fortune to be $65.3bn (£49.5bn). Amazon’s revenue beat analysts’ expectations, climbing 31% from last…

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