Skip to comments.Angela Merkel celebrates after German election win
Posted on 09/22/2013 11:22:19 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party has won Germany's election, but finished just short of an absolute majority, official results show.
Mrs Merkel earlier urged her party to celebrate "a super result" after exit polls suggested she was set to win a historic third term.
Her Christian Democrats (CDU) bloc took about 42% of the vote.
But she might yet have to seek a grand coalition with the Social Democrats (SPD) who won about 26% of the vote.
Mrs Merkel's preferred liberal partners have not made it into parliament.
(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...
DAX boosted by Merkel election victory
Most European indices are expected to open lower on Monday, except Germanys DAX, which is expected to open slightly higher following Angela Merkels election victory over the weekend.
But...the media said it was a dead heat...?
Global business tip
RE: My district in Berlin voted CDU (26.1% - got the most).
What happened to the pro-business coalition partner of the CDU? The Free Democrats led by Economic Minister Phillip Rosler?
Well, open homosexuality and nazi sympathy is definitely a turn off.
But I read the link you provided regarding Philipp Rösler ( I actually saw his business forum in Stanford, CA some time back ). I thought he was reasonably business friendly and definitely NOT a socialist (plus, I was surprised as to how good his English was ). What’s wrong with him anyway?
Regardless his other talents, I would say obviously his failed leadership to inspire.