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Mukesh Ambani loses title of India’s richest man as Gautam Adani leads Asia’s billionaires.


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In a notable turn of events among Asia’s wealthiest individuals, billionaire Gautam Adani has once again overtaken Mukesh Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Industries, to reclaim the position of Asia’s wealthiest person. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Adani’s net worth surged to $111 billion, elevating him to the 11th position globally, while Ambani’s net worth stands at $109 billion.

The remarkable increase in Adani’s wealth can be primarily attributed to a significant uptick in the stock prices of Adani Group companies. This surge followed a positive Jefferies research report highlighting the group’s expansive growth plans, including a substantial $90 billion investment in capital projects over the upcoming decade. Such optimistic projections have significantly bolstered investor confidence.

On Friday, Adani Group’s stocks witnessed a robust market response, augmenting investor wealth and pushing the group’s total market capitalization to an intraday peak. Despite the recent shift in rankings, Ambani remains a highly influential figure in India and across Asia. Presently, the business magnate is immersed in the pre-wedding festivities of his youngest son, Anant Ambani, and Radhika Merchant, further highlighting his significant social standing.

The internet is abuzz with snippets from the wedding celebrations, from Ranveer Singh striking poses beneath the starry night to the electrifying performance by the Backstreet Boys. Notable personalities gracing the event include Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Karan Johar, and Janhvi Kapoor. There are expectations of more luminaries joining the festivities during their visits to Rome, Cannes, and Portofino.

A recent video from the private cruise festivities, circulating on social media, captures Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell, AJ McLean, and Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys, donning their all-white ensembles as they enthralled the audience with their rendition of “I Wanna Be with You.”

Rumors suggest that the upcoming acts slated to perform could include none other than Katy Perry, Shakira, and Pitbull, as reported by Hindustan Times. Their performances will undoubtedly be compared to the high-energy atmosphere created by the boy band, setting expectations soaring.

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