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What to Watch in Germany's Elections?

by Ashraf Laidi
Sep 20, 2013 19:56

The first point traders will watch in Sunday's German elections is whether eurosceptic party anti-euro Alternative for Germany (AfD) secures the minimum 5% vote required to enter parliament. The 2nd immediate point to watch is whether the current ruling coalition of Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Christian Social Union (CSU) with the Free Democrats and FDP, will be maintained, or replaced by a Grand coalition of CDU/CSU and the Social Democrats (SPD). See full analysis & likely FX implications

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What to Watch in Germany's Elections? - Ifo Chart Sep 20 (Chart 1)


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