The founder of Tesla and SpaceX Elon Musk has lost his place in the five richest people in the world, it follows from the data Bloomberg Billionaires Index .
Over the past day, he lost $ 16.3 billion amid falling shares of Tesla, a manufacturer of electric vehicles. Bloomberg notes that this is the largest one-day decline in the history of the rankings.
Since last Monday, Tesla's capitalization has decreased by about $ 145 billion, and its founder has lost almost $ 30 billion.
Currently, Mr. Musk has a fortune of $ 82.2 billion, he is ranked sixth in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
During the auction on September 8, the quotes of the electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla fell 21.1% to $ 330.21 per share. This was the largest daily drop in quotes for the company.
The sale of securities began after the company announced a $ 5 billion additional share issue, and its second largest shareholder, Baillie Gifford & Co. reduced its share.
Dow Jones was the catalyst for the fall, refused to include Tesla shares in the largest American S&P 500 index and did not name the reason for such an unexpected decision.