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Police round up students in India's capital as fee protests grow

Many students from poor and low-income families would not be able to afford proposed tuition hike, says student union.

Police round up students in India's capital as fee protests grow

AJ Impact

Mumbai ranks as the world's worst city for driving

Calgary, meanwhile, takes top spot for vehicular infrastructure, traffic safety, driver behaviour and road costs.

Mumbai ranks as the world's worst city for driving

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US household debt hits a record, nearing $14 trillion: NY Fed

Mortgage debt rose by $31bn to $9.44 trillion while auto, credit card, and student loan debt balances also spiked.

US household debt hits a record, nearing $14 trillion: NY Fed

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Microsoft tops list of the most 'just' US corporations

In rankings of the best publicly traded companies for 'all stakeholders', the Seattle-based tech firm leads the pack.

Microsoft tops list of the most 'just' US corporations

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US company directors are being paid more than ever

As the average compensation rises above $300,000, pressure is mounting from shareholders to rein in directors' pay.

US company directors are being paid more than ever

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Billionaires' wealth falls for first time since 2015: New report

Private wealth in Hong Kong fell four percent in 2018 to $319.8bn, research shows.

Billionaires' wealth falls for first time since 2015: New report

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Civil unrest around the world is impacting financial markets

In Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and South America, street protests are spooking investors.

Civil unrest around the world is impacting financial markets

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The world is wealthier despite trade wars, finds report

While wealth inequality remains high, the trend towards greater disparity is easing, says Credit Suisse.

The world is wealthier despite trade wars, finds report

Inequality

'Just too much': Meet the uber-rich who want a wealth tax

Twenty people, including one who remained anonymous, signed a letter this summer essentially asking to be taxed more.

'Just too much': Meet the uber-rich who want a wealth tax

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'Coal for diesel': Redevelopment menaces Chicago neighbourhood

Destruction of old coal-fired power plant to make way for e-commerce distribution hub promises more air pollution.

'Coal for diesel': Redevelopment menaces Chicago neighbourhood

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China's economy 70 years on: By the numbers

China's rapid growth has boosted industrialisation and created billionaires, but inequality is now a growing concern.

China's economy 70 years on: By the numbers

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The other student debt: US kids struggle to pay for school meals

With unpaid meal debt topping $10m, advocates say it is time that all United States students had a free lunch.

The other student debt: US kids struggle to pay for school meals

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Trump plan for Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac would end federal control

Republican lawmakers want to speed up reforms for housing-finance system, but many Democrats prioritise affordability.

Trump plan for Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac would end federal control

AJ Impact

Should businesses put social impact above profit?

Corporate titans, including CEOs of Amazon and JPMorgan, say that shareholders' interests should not be top priority.

Should businesses put social impact above profit?

United States

Why Trump's America is more divided than ever

The sorting of Republicans and Democrats along racial, ethnic and religious lines fuels toxic partisanship in the US.