Demand grows for student-led impact investment funds

Katie Wheeler applied to the University of Michigan to study how private-sector approaches could be deployed in the public sector, but ended up with far more than classroom-based learning. She was soon shaking up a $500,000 student-run fund to scrutinise the effectiveness of the social enterprises in which it invests. Ms Wheeler is one of […]

OPEC Lowers Oil Demand Forecast for 2020

OPEC lowered its forecast for world oil demand in 2020 but still sees a record-breaking rebound next year assuming the coronavirus will largely be under control. In its latest monthly oil report, OPEC said demand will tumble by 9.06 million barrels per day this year,...

Stay-at-Home Demand Drives Apple Growth

Apple reported sales growth across all its products, with iPads and Mac computers in particular benefiting from the shift to working and learning from home. Apple’s overall sales rose 11% in the third quarter to $59.7 billion and profits increased 12% to $11.25...