Macro Briefing: 24 November 2021

* World’s biggest energy-consuming nations coordinate release of oil reserves
* Russian, Ukraine stage military drills amid rising tensions with EU and US
* US invite to Taiwan to attend democracy summit may anger China
* Germany considering a full Covid lockdown and mandatory vaccines
* Surging inflation forcing big investors to reassess portfolio strategies
* Turkey’s increasingly unpredictable policies will keep investors away
* Apple sues Israeli spyware firm to keep it from accessing phones
* Japan’s economy rebounds for second month in November via PMI data
* US economic growth eased in November but remains strong via PMI data: