Gautam Adani became world's second-richest person for a short time

Gautam Adani became the world's second richest person today, but only for a brief period.

The tycoon surpassed Amazon boss Jeff Bezos and Louis Vuitton's Bernard Arnault to grab the second spot with a net worth $154.7 billion.

Elon Musk remains the richest person with a net worth of 273.5 billion.

With him occupying the second spot, Arnault was pushed to the third with his family's net worth falling to $153.5 billion.

Mr Adani, a first-generation entrepreneur, heads the Adani Group which comprises of seven publicly listed companies.

Source: NDTV