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Interpol seeks arrest of Indian billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi

Interpol seeks arrest of Indian billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi

Interpol has issued a red notice request to find and arrest fugitive Indian billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, who is at the heart of a $2 billion-plus bank fraud case, the international agency said on its website.

French industrialist Serge Dassault dies at 93

French industrialist Serge Dassault dies at 93

French billionaire industrialist Serge Dassault, whose group builds the Rafale war planes and owns Le Figaro newspaper, died in Paris on Monday aged 93, a spokesman for Dassault Group said.

Billionaire Buffett bashes bitcoin as thriving on mystique

Billionaire Buffett bashes bitcoin as thriving on mystique

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Monday said buyers of bitcoin, which he has characterised as "rat poison squared," thrive on the hope they'll find other people who will pay more for it.

Hong Kong's richest man Li Ka-shing to retire

Hong Kong's richest man Li Ka-shing to retire

Hong Kong's richest man Li Ka-shing announced on Friday he was stepping down as chairman of his flagship company CK Hutchison, marking the end of an era for one of the world's most storied tycoons.

Jeweller denies involvement in huge Indian bank fraud

Jeweller denies involvement in huge Indian bank fraud

Indian officials are on the lookout for Nirav Modi and his family, who police say left India in January prior to the case being filed.

Indian investigators raid billionaire jeweller's offices

Indian investigators raid billionaire jeweller's offices

Enforcement Directorate (ED) officers searched the Mumbai offices of Nirav Modi after he was accused of cheating state-owned Punjab National Bank (PNB) of 2.8bn rupees ($43.8mn).

Saudi billionaire Alwaleed back at work, company says

Saudi billionaire Alwaleed back at work, company says

Prince Alwaleed, one of the country's top international investors, was freed on Saturday, nearly three months after being taken into custody.

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed released - family sources

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed released - family sources

His release came hours after he told Reuters in an exclusive interview at the opulent Ritz-Carlton hotel in Riyadh that he expected to be cleared of any wrongdoing.

Canadian billionaire and wife 'targeted' in double murder

Canadian billionaire and wife 'targeted' in double murder

Police came to the conclusion after investigation and collecting and analysing hundreds of pieces of evidence from the billionaire couple's mansion in northern Toronto and their condo in Florida.

Soros to Google, Facebook: 'Your days are numbered'

Soros to Google, Facebook: 'Your days are numbered'

During an annual dinner he hosts at the World Economic Forum, Soros turned his sights on a host of subjects including US President Donald Trump and the speculation frenzy surrounding the bitcoin cryptocurrency.

Czech PM won't resign, but aims to fire finance minister

Czech PM won't resign, but aims to fire finance minister

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka abruptly changed tack in his battle to remove Finance Minister Andrej Babis on Friday, taking back a pledge to resign and instead seeking only the dismissal of his main political rival.

Norway billionaire reveals plan to give away his fortune

Norway billionaire reveals plan to give away his fortune

A Norwegian billionaire announced on Tuesday he wants to contribute to society by giving away the "lion's share" of his fortune, including funds for an oceanographic research vessel for the scientific community.