Coronavirus will cause ‘lasting changes’ to shopping habits, says Unilever boss

The coronavirus pandemic will trigger “lasting changes” in shopping behaviour, according to one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of grocery brands. Unilever’s chief executive, Alan Jope, said the health crisis would accelerate the growth of online food shopping. He also predicted a permanent increase in demand for soap and other cleaning supplies as improved hygiene became a priority for households. […]

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The Fight Against Minnesota's Line 3 Pipeline: Bill McKibben and Winona LaDuke in Conversation

In mid-March, as major cities began locking down, environmentalist and Rolling Stone contributor Bill McKibben called activist Winona LaDuke, both from “different corners of rural America with low bandwidth,” to talk about climate change, JPMorgan Chase, and LaDuke’s seven-year effort to stop the construction of an oil pipeline called Line 3. LaDuke lives on the White Earth reservation, part of […]

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Sensex jumps over 483 pts; Nifty tops 9,300

Titan, HUL, PowerGrid, NTPC and Nestle India were among the laggards Equity benchmark Sensex surged over 483 points on Thursday, tracking gains in I.T. and banking stocks as expectations of another stimulus package from the government enthused investor sentiment. The 30-share index ended 483.53 points or 1.54 per cent higher at 31,863.08. The broader NSE Nifty advanced 126.60 points, or […]

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Want better returns? Stop churning your investments

Over a 16-year period, an analysis shows that investor returns were 6.3 percentage points lower than returns provided by equity funds, mostly on account of frequent churning by investors, an over-reaction to short-term market noise, and a focus on short-term performance. To avoid this, follow a simple rule: Identify a good fund and stay with it through market cycles. Ashley […]

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Sophie Wessex and Prince Edward: Where do Wessexes live now?

Sophie Countess of Wessex has refused to allow the coronavirus lockdown to stop her providing support to Britons amid these unprecedented times offering heartfelt messages and preparing meals for NHS workers. The Wessex family are largely spending time together at their home, but where exactly do the Wessexes live now? Sophie, Countess of Wessex, was recently spotted outside her home, […]

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