And, of course, last week saw the annual jamboree at Davos discussing the usual topics by the usual suspects, who badly need to walk the talk. But why worry? Bridgewater Associates co-CIO Bob Prince told Bloomberg at Davos the boom-bust cycle is over. Bank of America said it is ‘irrationally bullish risk assets’, at least till it all ends in tears. Perhaps that is why there have been a record junk bond sales in Europe. … [Read more...] about Moneycontrol Pro Weekender | Waiting for Sitharaman
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Second, the cadre of both these outfits are scattered in Myanmar, which include some commercial hubs as well. Last year, Tatmadaw had issued a release after raiding a camp of the UNLF in Chin state close to the border town of Champhai in Mizoram. So there are enough places for the cadre to take refuge even if the camps in the southern zone are eliminated by an operation. However, in such circumstances, the campaign for sovereignty would certainly take a hit which is already evidenced by the declining instances of insurgency-related incidents in the Northeast in the last decade or so. … [Read more...] about Politics | How long will Northeast’s separatist outfits survive?
Bernard Reybier bought the company 30 years ago, and when he decided to turn the company from a manufacturer into a brand, he surveyed all the employees, and asked, “What are we good at? What are we most known for? What’s most important to you?” And the most common thing employees said was how Fermob respected the environment. So, it’s not a new concept in Europe and it certainly wasn’t a new concept to Reybier. He has really been a leader in this for a long time. … [Read more...] about How French furniture maker Fermob continues to raise the bar for sustainable practices