World's richest people lose $41 billion after Trump win

By Susana Victoria Perez, Buzz60

As election returns started to come in on Tuesday night, the stock market began to plummet with the possibility of a Trump presidency. With Trump as our president-elect, the world's richest people are assessing the financial damages.

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4. Carlos Slim Helu 
5. Jeff Bezos
6. Mark Zuckerberg 
7. Larry Ellison
8. Michael Bloomberg 
9. Charles and David Koch
10. Liliane Bettencourt

Bloomberg reports that the world's richest people lost a collective $41 billion right after Trump's win.

Carlos Slim, Mexico's richest person and the fifth-richest person in the world, lost 9.2% of his fortune, $5.1 billion after the peso dove 12% to a record low.

Eva Gonda Rivera, Mexico's fourth-richest person also lost $487 million. The 10 Mexican billionaires on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index lost a collective $6.5 billion. However, U.S. billionaires had the biggest dollar loss, falling $9.3 billion.

The panic appears to be short-lived though, as now Wall Street is showing it doesn't fear a President Trump.

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