Moscow. January 10. The combined wealth of Russian billionaires list Forbes magazine increased by $29 billion since the election Donald trump President of the United States.
Most were able to add capital Gennady Timchenko and Leonid Mikhelson. Timchenko was one of the main targets of us sanctions in 2014. He was helped by the growth of the stock of the gas company NOVATEK (up 16% after the US elections). Now the state Timchenko is estimated at $15.1 billion (an increase of $1.8 billion).
Leonid Mikhelson, who is also an investor in NOVATEK, added $1.9 billion. Its capital was valued at $18.2 billion.
The state of Russian billionaires has grown not only due to the increase in stock prices. This contributed to the strengthening of the ruble (by 20% in 2016).
Thus, the condition of the richest people in Russia has grown faster than in any other country. Total capital of Russian billionaires after the election of the President of the United States grew by 7.1% of the total, while the Americans – 2.8%.