The investors in the financial markets will have a fairly clear opinion about what companies from the Corona-crisis emerging stronger: It is the great American Tech companies. Together the Alphabet (Google), Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook on the stock exchange is currently about 6.5 Billion dollars ' worth – as much as never before. are expected to The number is greater than the economic performance of the Germany and France within a year.
the most valuable in this selection, the investors currently hold the iPhone-Apple that comes on a market capitalization of 1.7 trillion dollars and its share price is now a third higher than to the beginning of the year. Behind it is the Software manufacturer and Cloud provider Microsoft, which recorded a similar price increase on a market value of 1.6 trillion dollars comes follows.
the third of the online retailer Amazon, with a almost as high a market value, but the strongest course plus: Amazon shares increased in price since the beginning of the year, more than 70 percent. Google, meanwhile, is about $ 1 trillion on the stock market scale, Facebook as the largest social network in the world, about 700 billion dollars. That alone is a multiple of what the most expensive German company is currently in the stock market value.
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the reason for the rapid price rise in Tech stock prices is the expectation of many investors that the offers of these companies in the future will demand much more. As a result of the pandemic of people use around the globe, the services are already frequent, whether it is to work from the home office, out with colleagues or to replace business travel, online shopping, streaming Videos, or play computer games.
The strong rise in share prices have, at least on paper, directly on the assets underlying trader. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, according to information of the financial service Bloomberg, now a fortune of nearly 190 billion dollars. The 70 billion Dollar more than he possessed according to the Figures, to the beginning of the year.
Bezos is still the largest individual shareholder in the online retailers increases its share price, also increases his assets. The headlines this caused to the start of the week. On Monday, the Amazon share price rose 8 percent, with the result that the assets of the founder, Bezos grew by $ 13 billion – in one day; a record, according to Bloomberg.
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In second place is Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, the comes, therefore, to a fortune of about $ 120 billion follows. A striking feature of the ranking of the super-rich that many Tech-frolicking entrepreneurs at the top. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, with more than 90 billion dollars in fourth place, the two Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are shown, each with more than 70 billion dollars.Updated Date: 22 July 2020, 06:20