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Hold onto your hair: what a Trump presidency would mean for business

Robert Guest, foreign editor at The Economist, assesses the implications for business of Donald Trump making it to the White House.

When I was in Mexico recently, every conversation quickly turned to Donald Trump. It would be hard to exaggerate how much the previously excellent relations between Mexico and the US have deteriorated since Trump started referring to Mexicans as criminals and rapists.

“We used to think Americans liked us,” one businessman told me. “But then we saw the crowds cheering at Trump rallies, and we were not so sure.”

Some Mexicans try to laugh it off. A popular tweet announces that the Mexican government has agreed to pay for a wall on the border, as Trump demands. But…

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