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Weakened Merkel stokes business uncertainty, though markets stay calm

A trader next to a screen displaying a report on German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the general election in Germany, as he works at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, on Monday.


THE euro and European stock markets hardly reacted to the weaker position of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, even though business groups fear a period of uncertainty.

Mrs Merkel achieved a fourth term, an impressive feat in European politics, but her poor results in the...

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