What does Angela Merkel’s Reelection Mean for the Eurozone?

Angela Merkel was reelected in Germany’s national elections on Sunday, September 22, somewhat of a rarity in the eurozone with leaders supporting austerity measures facing election challenges. Carrie Lennard, Government, Labour and Education manager at Euromonitor states that Merkel’s reelection will positively impact the eurozone, with the region in need of strong, decisive leaders. Germany is the largest and most powerful economy in the eurozone, and Merkel is likely to continue the effort to stabilize weaker economies in the region.

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