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Thursday, 29 November 2018

What we’re tracking on 29 November 2018

It’s a big news morning on this last business day of November, and we’re set to start December on a busy note:

  • The net foreign reserves figure for November is due out from the central bank next week;
  • The defense expo EDEX 2018 kicks off on Monday;
  • Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi will be in town on Tuesday for “an important announcement”;
  • An Irish business delegation will be in town Tuesday and Wednesday, our friends at the Irish embassy said in a statement (pdf);
  • Finance Minister Mohamed Maait and some 40 Egyptian companies are in the UK for a weeklong mission to boost economic cooperation (pdf).
  • A UK delegation will reportedly be in town for EDEX and will hold meetings on entrepreneurship and education;
  • News from the House will be limited to the committee level as the general assembly is on hiatus until the week after next;
  • The purchasing managers’ index is due out on Thursday;
  • Expect news of on the tax treatment of bank income from treasury investments;
  • AUC’s knowledge portal Business Forward marks its first anniversary with an event on Monday;
  • Consumer finance is in the spotlight at a French Chamber event on Monday;
  • Startupfest RiseUp runs from Friday, 7 December through Sunday, 9 December.

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