OREANDA-NEWS  Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, made a record 25 billion dollars in one day, March 9. He almost caught up with the richest man in the world, Jeff Bezos. This information is provided by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index portal.

Bezos has a capital of 180 billion dollars, Musk lags behind him by 6 billion dollars. Musk's fortune jumped thanks to the rise in Tesla shares. They showed the maximum growth in a year of almost 20 percent.

As a result of trading on March 9, 2021, securities jumped by 19.64 percent. This amounts to 673.58 dollars per share. The company's capitalization increased by 106.2 billion dollars, amounting to 646.6 billion dollars. Tesla showed such results against the background of news about the increase in sales of the company in China.

Earlier, the company's shares were down for five trading sessions in a row, having lost about 21 percent during this period. Securities peaked on January 26, when capitalization rose to nearly $ 850 billion.

Elon Musk lost his status as the richest man in the world on February 23. Then his fortune fell by 15 billion dollars per day.