Angela Merkel

As resistance builds, Macron shifts focus away from euro reform

As resistance builds, Macron shifts focus away from euro reform

Published 13/12/2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is greeted by French President Emmanuel Macron as he hosts the leaders of the G5 Sahel countries in La Celle Saint [more…]

German SPD says outcome uncertain for impending government talks

German SPD says outcome uncertain for impending government talks

Published 08/12/2017

Social Democratic Party (SPD) members vote during an SPD party convention in Berlin, Germany, December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschBERLIN (Reuters) - A senior member of [more…]

Merkel’s Bavarian ally Seehofer won’t run again as candidate for state premier: CSU’s Ferber

Merkel’s Bavarian ally Seehofer won’t run again as candidate for state premier: CSU’s Ferber

Published 04/12/2017

Bavarian Prime Minister and head of the Christian Social Union (CSU) Horst Seehofer arrives for a news conference at the CSU headquarters after a board [more…]

Euro holds line at $1.19 as investment prospects brighten

Euro holds line at $1.19 as investment prospects brighten

Published 01/12/2017

The German Central Bank (Bundesbank) presents the 50 euro banknote at its headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Kai PfaffenbachLONDON (Reuters) - The euro [more…]

Germany’s SPD says all options open in search for new government

Germany’s SPD says all options open in search for new government

Published 01/12/2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the 5th African Union - European Union (AU-EU) summit in Abidjan, Ivory Coast November 29, 2017. REUTERS/Luc GnagoBERLIN (Reuters) - [more…]

Don’t count on Germany’s SPD to rescue Macron’s euro agenda

Don’t count on Germany’s SPD to rescue Macron’s euro agenda

Published 27/11/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, [more…]

Euro at two-month high on upbeat German sentiment data, political hopes

Euro at two-month high on upbeat German sentiment data, political hopes

Published 27/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: Two Euro coins are seen after being minted in the Austrian Mint (Muenze Oesterreich) headquarters in Vienna June 20, 2013. EUTERS/Leonhard Foeger /File [more…]

Germany’s SPD says open to coalition talks with other parties

Germany’s SPD says open to coalition talks with other parties

Published 24/11/2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with Social Democratic Party (SPD) leader Martin Schulz as they attend a meeting of the Bundestag in Berlin, Germany, November [more…]

Asian shares off 10-year peak, China hits three-month low

Asian shares off 10-year peak, China hits three-month low

Published 24/11/2017

Passersby are reflected in an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Issei KatoTOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares hovered [more…]

JPMorgan’s Dimon says Trump likely to be a one-term president

JPMorgan’s Dimon says Trump likely to be a one-term president

Published 22/11/2017

Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co, on Wednesday said he expects to see a new U.S. president in 2021 and advised the Democratic party to come up with a "pro-free enterprise" agenda for jobs and economic growth instead. [more…]