Vivien Ann Schmidt, professor, Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University, says a new Angela Merkel-led government in Germany will have to formulate policies on Greece that may, or may not, differ from the current government with SPD support. » Read More
Frederic Neumann, MD & co-Head of Asian Economics Research, HSBC, said elections in Germany and New Zealand at the weekend showed voters reacting to social policies and a growing income gap. » Read More
Germany's CDU needs to hone its message on immigration to former supporters who switched to the far-right AFD. » Read More
David McAllister, chair of the European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee and CDU member, said Chancellor Angela Merkel has shown political leadership on the refugee crisis and has worked to provide solutions so that it "won't repeat itself again." » Read More
David McAllister, chair of the EU Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee and CDU member, says the AfD is giving answers that are far too simple to address complex questions.
Peter Morgan, director European Studies Program, University of Sydney, said talk is growing that Angela Merkel's CDU, the Free Democratic Party (FDP) and the Greens will form a coalition, with overall party colors similar to the Jamaican flag.
Steve Okun, senior advisor, McLarty Associates, says the results of Germany's parliamentary election show a shrinking center with attacks growing from the Left and Right.
Georg Pazderski, the leader of the AfD in Berlin, said the strong showing in parliamentary elections will bring "change in German policy."
Georg Pazderski, leader of the Berlin unit for the AfD party in Germany, says the party is "conservative-liberal" and will set a new tone in the German parliament.
Gina Sanchez of Chantico Global says to watch Germany's vote on Sunday and the ECB's approach to quantitative easing, as both will impact the euro.
Germany's Angela Merkel is poised to cruise through re-election for a record fourth term as chancellor, USA Today reports.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the key issues ahead of Germany's election, including immigration.
Germans are heading to the polls on Sunday September 24 for a federal election which will ultimately decide whether the incumbent chancellor, Angela Merkel, has another four years in power.
Most polls show Angela Merkel has a strong lead, but it remains to be seen who she will form a government with, says Axel Weber, chairman of UBS Group.
Many Germans are worried that a nationalist, ring-wing party could gain a lot of votes in Sunday's federal election.
Robin Bew, CEO of the Economist Intelligence Unit, says that the biggest issues in the European Union lie in domestic policy.
Mark Hallerberg, professor of public management and political economy at the Hertie School of Governance, weighs in on this weekend's German election.
Otto Fricke, member of the federal executive board for Germany's FDP, speaks about his party's potential to be part of the next German government.
The U.S. will hurt its credibility if it cancels the Iran nuclear deal, making North Korea talks more difficult, Chinese state media said.
European stocks have recovered some summer losses but past performance suggests the German election could threaten some of the momentum.