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Wednesday, 16 November 2016

What we’re tracking on 16 November 2016

We really don’t want to jinx it, but today could be the first comparatively quiet news day since the float of the EGP.

The End Times are apparently upon us, if the global financial press is to be believed this morning. And it’s all The Donald’s fault. Saudi Arabia is warning him not to change US oil policy, the specter of nuclear war between Russia and the United States is back, and the election of The Orange One “heralds the beginning of a new era that will be marked by the retreat of globalisation and rising bond yields.” And all of that is in just one day. In the Financial Times. The Wall Street Journal gets into the act with an op-ed headlined “Trump Threatens the Postwar Order.” Oh, and the Trump transition is allegedly in disarray. And John McCain is really upset that Vlad and Donald are besties. And folks in the international community accuse Egypt of a being a drama queen…

No, really: It’s bird flu season, and the H5N8 strain (which has not yet been reported in humans) is apparently rather virulent in birds. Reuters notes the strain is in Europe and Israel, which typically means Egypt is next. Egypt had one of the highest incidences of H5N1 bird flu.

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