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Reuters Asks: What's Merkel's no.1 priority Monday morning?

Friday, September 20, 2013 - 02:19

Sept. 20 - Germany goes to the polls on Sunday. If Merkel succeeds in becoming German Chancellor for a third term, what should she tackle first?

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Yeah and India and that it's time. Think don't think America's priorities will actually change I think it has been very much for the good of Germany and of course most much of that speech is he's been making every nation to Greece. Have been off the utmost importance and not they will not be getting a second benefit enough to get angry restructuring -- -- Have but I think once she gets in there as you may have to realize that it is necessary to restructure Greek dust. Certainly at tackling -- follow up programs at four. And the -- countries of the likes of Portugal Ireland and and greens and this is something where we actually expect at least a couple of those cases some platter. Before year end. It will be domestic issues for the rest of us however that we do you still need to see a steady hand. And when he comes to you at the EMU and then in the US and crisis with respect that it took getting to a country such as as as Greece. And and I just wish that I still very much suffering at the effects of austerity -- steady and. The number one thing in our in box is to place they crack -- -- this these steps towards banking union nothing is widespread skepticism that it will happen. And I think if investors are really looking fall. Much to kick for in terms of Germany's response to the crisis I think they going to be extremely disappointed. For emerging market perspective that this growth as customers coming to your dad was much from homes for all of the something like countries around. -- -- -- -- I mean perhaps the -- its focus less on inflation in Germany. Greece publicly remains pretty high up that we and we know that -- of additional bailouts have. Being. I have placed -- -- the election I think it's going to be sending that message while she does this race is you know continue to how much austerity. And how much is going to the people -- -- strong members of yet and I cannot be quite important. Monday morning Angela Merkel wakes up she's still Chauncey Jim. The periphery. As not gone otherwise it's just about to land there invokes again. -- tough decisions will have to be night.

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Reuters Asks: What's Merkel's no.1 priority Monday morning?

Friday, September 20, 2013 - 02:19