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How Growing European Political Risks Could Pressure the Markets

Annie Gilroy
How Growing European Political Risks Could Pressure the Markets

Germany’s chancellor, Angela Merkel, is facing a political crisis as its coalition partner, CSU (Christian Social Union), is opposing her stance on immigration. Seehofer is proposing to block refugees who have registered in another European country to enter Germany. Merkel has until June 28 to strike a deal with her fellow EU (European Union) leaders and satisfy the hardliners at home.