Germany headed for three-party government

Shlolz and Social Democrats win election.
Coalition with Greens and liberal Free Democrats a possibility.
Talks could go on for months.

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After three terms and 16 years, Angela Merkel will finally leave her position as chancellor – giving way to a new federal parliament and raising the prospect of a shake-up across German politics. This shift in power could send ripples through the financial markets:

  • If the Greens get in, renewable energy and electric vehicle sectors could be boosted
  • If the CDU win, a rally in German manufacturing and exports could be on the cards
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