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Thursday, December 15, 2022

Elon Musk sells $3.6bn of shares in electric car maker Tesla

New movement in tech oriented stock, Elon Musk sells $3.6bn of shares in electric car maker Tesla  in the BBC

Published, 11 hours ago, Elon Musk takes part in a news conference at the SpaceX Starbase.

By Peter Hoskins, BBC Business reporter

Multi-billionaire Elon Musk has sold another 22 million shares, worth $3.58bn (£2.9bn), in the electric car maker Tesla., The shares were sold on the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week, according to a filing with a US financial regulator.

It brings the total of Tesla stocks sold by Mr Musk over the past year to almost $40bn., Earlier this week Mr Musk lost his position as the world's richest person.

The reason for the latest share sales has not been disclosed., He remains Tesla's biggest shareholder with a 13.4% stake, according to financial market data provider Refinitiv.

Last month Mr Musk revealed that he had sold 19.5 million shares of Tesla worth $3.95bn, just days after completing a $44bn takeover of social media platform Twitter.  ... ' 

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