Axel Lehmann will replace him
News Analysis: The year in review
2021 had its fair share of twists and turns
Is Germany headed for another lockdown?
Cases are on the rise but the economy is teetering from all the body blows
What next for Germany as it says ‘Auf Wiedersehen, Angela’?
Whoever succeeds Merkel as chancellor will have to hit the ground running as covid cases are, once again, on the rise
Bearish stance on European economy does not extend to equities
Despite sharp decline in recovery expectations
Post-pandemic spending splurge on the rocks
It might take longer to shake off our covid caution than originally thought
EIB drums up €10.2bn in investment financing
‘The pandemic is not over yet, and the floods is central Europe are a reminder that climate change is an urgent challenge’
Indices recover after severe plunges
Driven by the Delta variant and the UK’s bold/reckless reopening strategy
Which asset classes will shine in a world living with covid?
Healthcare looks like a good bet – but maybe not in the way you would expect
Four long-term Chinese investment opportunities
But, though growth prospects are encouraging, the country is not immune to the ever-present threat of inflation