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.
For many the German elections are a done deal. But, the devil is in the detail.
Michael Meister, German deputy finance minister, speaks about key sectors for investment in his country.
Michael Meister, Germany's deputy finance minister, speaks about the rise of the country's far-right Alternative für Deutschland party.
German business leaders are warning Merkel that the next government must implement growth-friendly policies in the country.
Discussions over Wolfgang Schaeuble's future as Germany's Finance chief took place this week.
Angela Merkel is likely to be re-elected as Germany's chancellor for a fourth term in an election next Sunday, a result that could seal the continent's fate in terms of ever closer political and economic union.
Polls in Germany point to Angela Merkel's re-election as German chancellor in a general election in less than a week's time, but speculation is mounting over which party could join her conservative Christian Democrats.
Christian Lindner, leader of the Free Democratic Party (FDP), speaks about what his party has to offer ahead of the German federal election this month.
British negotiators need to better articulate their position on Britain's departure from the European Union, a German industry leader stressed Friday.
The European Central Bank (ECB) is likely to hold off on making any announcements on its stimulus program when it meets this week.