The richest man on the planet in a couple of hours became richer by $ 12 billion. After the publication of the financial report of Amazon, which surpassed expectations of analysts from Wall Street, the company’s shares rose by 6.3% to $ 1,614 per security, Fortune writes . As a result, the billionaire’s piggy bank grew to $ 134 billion.
As a result of the first quarter of 2018, Amazon’s net profit increased 2.25-fold year-on-year to $ 1.62 billion. In addition to the US, the company operates in Canada, China, Brazil, European countries, etc. Amazon employs 550,000 people human.
Previously, Amazon refused to cooperate with Roskomnadzor in blocking IP addresses for Telegram.