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Merkel gets most votes in German elections

German Elections Outcome To Have Limited Impact On Markets In Short-Term

Despite the elements of surprise in yesterday’s general elections in Germany, most analysts and economists believe the overall impact on the financial markets will be limited in the short and medium-term. But with the status quo of the Grand Coalition no longer available, there will now be a period of uncertainty.

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Analysis: Angela Merkel’s Challenges

MADRID | By Fernando G. Urbaneja | Chancellor Angela Merkel has skilfully governed both Germany and Europe with ambiguity between her pragmatic proposals at home, and her tough declarations outside. Her victory opens a new stage for the German government and for Europe. She has become stronger, although she still needs to seduce.