Winners and losers as pandemic transforms corporate landscape

It was a good year for Elon Musk, with Tesla now more valuable than almost all its auto industry rivals combined

10th January, 2021
Winners and losers as pandemic transforms corporate landscape
Elon Musk, Tesla owner: the company’s share price soared almost eight-fold during 2020

With the possible exception of the coronavirus, nobody had a better 2020 than Elon Musk. The South African-born, Silicon Valley-based entrepreneur is the founder and presiding genius at Tesla, the electric-car maker that replaced Apple last year as the world’s most talked-about company.

Tesla’s share price soared almost eight-fold during 2020, valuing it at $669 billion on December 31. A few years ago it was a start-up, prone to missing production targets, visionary over-reach...

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