This short item post is mostly about Britain’s surprising vote for departure from the European Union.
- Saudi Arabia and the UIE see little Brexit impact on banking.
- Asian economies apparently not bothered by the Brexit turmoil.
- China, Russia eye closer relations amid Brexit-West turmoil.
- ‘Britain leaving EU makes disintegration practically inevitable.’ George Soros
- Soros calls for rapid reconstruction of EU after Brexit.
- Scotland seeks talks with EU leaders concerning leaving UK
- Most European leaders call for swift UK exit for the British.
- Brexit opposition split after referendum vote two days ago.
- Brexit not a done deal yet until after negotiations. On line anti-petition signatures total 2.6 million and climbing.
- Pound shrinks again to 8% vs. U. S. dollar. (Now is the time to vacation in Great Britain. I’m sure Soros is considering purchasing pounds in view of recovery. He’s made billions in currency speculation)
- Russian backed Syrian airstrikes kill 31 civilians in western Syria
- Bernie Sanders will vote for Clinton in November but will not endorse her.
- Pope visits Armenian genocide memorial. (Turkey never admitted to the WWII massacre. Turks cannot discuss the topic under penalty of jail and fine.
- U. S. fighters back Syrian forces as they nudge into border provinces.
- Iraqi forces declare battle of Fallujah is over.
- Panama Canal is set to open new locks for much bigger ships.
All the Best.