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.
Carsten Nickel, managing director for Europe at Teneo Intelligence, speaks about the market reaction to the German election result.
David McAllister, chair of the European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee for the CDU, speaks about the outcome of the German election.
Germany's CDU needs to hone its message on immigration to former supporters who switched to the far-right AFD.
Georg Pazderski, the leader of the AfD in Berlin, said the strong showing in parliamentary elections will bring "change in German policy."
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.