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Economic Comment

Was nun, Mutti? II: Merkel fights for her political future

The breaking down of ‘Jamaica’-coalition talks last night brings unprecedented political uncertainty to Germany. Political initiative and control is moving away from Merkel towards the President, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who can ultimately trigger new elections.

Economic Comment

Orderly Brexit more likely due to snap elections

British Prime Minister Theresa May has called for snap elections to be held on 8 June. A victory for Ms. May seems likely at the moment, which would strengthen her Brexit mandate domestically, and her negotiation position with the EU.

Economic Comment

Trumps eerste weken – een nieuwe orde(r)? (Dutch)

Trump is zijn termijn gestart met een reeks presidentiële orders die veel stof doet opwaaien. De inzet van presidentiële orders is van alle tijden. De economische impact van Trumps orders verschilt per order en is deels afhankelijk van de steun van het Congres.