Amazon Is Now World’s Most Valuable Public Company – Here Are Other 3 Companies Left Behind

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, formed 25 years ago, has eclipsed Microsoft to become world’s most valuable listed company.

Here are what other companies got in the list of top wealthiest as for now.

Congrats, Mr. Bezos 

The online giant was worth $797bn (£634bn) when the US stock market closed on Monday after rising 3.4% and moved past Microsoft, valued at $789bn.

Jeff Bezos, the founder of , is the world’s wealthiest man, with riches of $135bn, according to Bloomberg’s billionaire index.

He overtook Microsoft founder Bill Gates last year.

It is the first time has held the top position. The share prices of US tech giants have been on a rollercoaster in recent months on worries about sales and trade tensions.

Who’s left behind 

Not too long ago, Apple was the most valuable company on Earth with a market cap that peaked above $1.1 trillion. It’s down more than 35% from its all-time high.

Investors have punished Apple (AAPL) because of slowing demand for smartphones. The company’s stock plunged last week when it warned its iPhone sales would be lower than forecast for its most recent quarter, largely because of weakness in China.

The company’s market cap is now $710 billion. It’s fallen to fourth place behind , Microsoft and Google owner Alphabet (GOOGL), which has a market value of about $750 billion.


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Amazon, formed 25 years ago, has eclipsed Microsoft to become world's most valuable listed company.
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