Annette Weisbach is a Frankfurt-based reporter for CNBC covering Germany and the ECB with more than 10 years' experience in business news.
As a trained economist and former investment banker she also covers international events and the occasional European summit.
Annette spends most of her time reporting about what is crucial for an international audience from Germany, speaking to policymakers in Berlin and business leaders across the country.
Annette joined CNBC in 2009. She studied economics and political science in Frankfurt, Moscow and London and speaks French and Russian in addition to her German mother tongue and English.
The leader of Germany’s socialist party is under heavy pressure to fix the country’s political stalemate.
CNBC's Annette Weisbach updates on the stalemate in coalition talks to form the next coalition government.
In September, Merkel's conservatives suffered their worst election result since 1949.
A member of the German liberal party blamed the country's Socialist Party for the recent collapse in coalition talks to form a new government.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel might end her career in politics by opting for snap elections over a minority government.
CNBC's Annette Weisbach updates on the stalled negotiations to form a new German government.
CNBC's Annette Weisbach updates from Frankfurt, Germany, on negotiations to form the next German government.
Yves Mersch, a board member at the European Central Bank, told CNBC that the central bank will be gradual with its return to normal monetary policy.
German banks are preparing for a so-called "hard Brexit" and the spoils of the U.K.'s departure from the European Union.
Germany's flagship lender is struggling to predict when revenue performance will improve.