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Angela Merkel, SPD clinch deal to end Germany"s political gridlock

The next hurdles are a key vote by her reluctant SPD partners later this month and then finalising the deal in another round of talks.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 12th, 2018

Merkel still in charge of her future amid impasse in Germany

Angela Merkel has defied many forecasts of her looming political demise in 12 years as German chancellor......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 18th, 2018

German Social Democrats Agree to Talks With Embattled Merkel

Germany moved a small step closer to a potential solution to its political crisis on Thursday after the country’s largest opposition party said it would enter talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives over forging a new government......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 7th, 2017

German Opposition Debate Lifeline for Embattled Merkel

Germany largest opposition party meets to decide whether to enter talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel over forging a new alliance and lifting the country from its political crisis......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 7th, 2017

Germany"s SPD Softens Stance on Merkel Talks Amid Deadlock

Germany’s Social Democrats said they would hold talks with other parties to discuss ways out of the political crisis, reducing the likelihood of imminent snap elections after Chancellor Angela Merkel’s efforts to form a government collapsed......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 24th, 2017

7 Reasons Why Stocks No Longer Care About Political Shocks, And 2 Why They Should

From Nicholas Colas of DataTrek Research Why do global equity markets ignore political shocks like Brexit, President Trump’s election or the news that Angela Merkel failed to form a government in Germany? There are .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 21st, 2017

Germany’s Merkel in ‘Political Trouble’ May Call New Elections

Germany’s Merkel in ‘Political Trouble’ May Call New Elections German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would prefer to go ahead with new federal elections rather than try to form a minority government, as Europe’s most powerfu.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsNov 20th, 2017

Currencies: Euro drops as investors assess German political turmoil

The euro faced headwinds on Monday, after coalition talks in Germany, the eurozone’s largest economy collapsed, leaving the political future of Chancellor Angela Merkel unclear......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 20th, 2017

Political Paralysis Hits Germany as Collapse of Talks Tests Merkel

Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel was.....»»

Category: europeSource: wsjNov 20th, 2017

Merkel Begins Coalition Talks After Election Win

After the re-election of Germany’s Angela Merkel to a fourth-term in power, the hard task of political negotiations to form a coalition government has begun and could take weeks, if not months. Talks are reported to have begun between.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseSep 26th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Merkel wins in Germany, but anti-immigrant party enters parliament with huge gains

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative alliance won the German election, but a steep drop in its support and an anti-immigrant party’s surge signaled political turbulence ahead for Europe’s largest economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 24th, 2017

Are German Elections as Straight Forward as Many Think?

For many the German elections are a done deal. Chancellor Angela Merkel will win and Germany will once again be the anchor of stability for another fou.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseSep 21st, 2017

Darrell Delamaide"s Political Capital: Merkel is sure to win German vote — maybe

Angela Merkel seems comfortably ahead for the Sept. 24 vote in Germany, but polls show many voters haven’t locked in their choice yet, writes Darrell Delamaide......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 1st, 2017

Germany"s Merkel vows not to give up on US free trade deal

Chancellor Angela Merkel is telling German business leaders that she won't give up on a free trade deal between Europe and the U.S., and will seek broad agreement on trade at next month's Group of 20 summit......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 20th, 2017

MERKEL: Trump"s Paris climate deal decision is "highly regrettable, to put it very mildly"

AP Photo/Michael SohnBerlin (AFP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday pledged "more decisive action than ever" to protect the climate after the US pullout from the landmark Paris accord. "We in Germany,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 2nd, 2017

Angela Merkel Suggests Germany Can"t Count on the U.S. Under Trump

The German Chancellor was unimpressed with Trump's failure to commit to the Paris climate deal during the G7 summit......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 28th, 2017

Angela Merkel"s conservatives clinch victory in key German state vote

Thomson Reuters DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives defe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 14th, 2017

Germany"s Merkel encouraged U.S. will consider EU free trade deal

HANNOVER, Germany, April 23 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel fueled expectations of a future EU-U.S trade deal on Sunday, saying she was "very encouraged" talks were being looked at after her recent trip to Washington......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 23rd, 2017

Germany"s Merkel encouraged U.S. will consider EU free trade deal

HANNOVER, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel fueled expectations of a future EU-U.S trade deal on Sunday, saying she was "very encouraged" talks were being looked at after her recent trip to Washington......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 23rd, 2017

Angela Merkel reportedly had to explain the "fundamentals" of EU trade to Trump 11 times

REUTERS/Joshua Roberts President Trump did not understand that the US cannot negotiate a trade deal with Germany alone and must d.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 22nd, 2017

"Political intrigue" animates European markets

A fast-moving weekend of "political intrigue" in France and Germany boosted the euro and helped push European stocks higher, dealers said. German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared Sunday that she would seek a fourth term in elections next year in the face.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 21st, 2016