The Bloomberg Billionaires Index is a daily ranking of the world’s richest people.
France’s Bernard Arnault is the new richest person in the world having surpassed South African-born Elon Musk. They are followed by United States’s Jeff Bezos who rounds out the Top 3.
The rest of the Top 10, in order, are: Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Larry Ellison, Larry Page, Steve Ballmer, Sergey Brin and Gautam Adani
The figures are updated at the close of every trading day in New York.
Below, the Top 10 richest people in the world at the close of business on 31 January 2023.