ETF Investors Buy Germany Post Coalition Agreement

ETFs tracking Germany's DAX index saw big inflows in February. But some worry the economy may be overheating

David Brenchley 13 March, 2018 | 9:22AM
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2017 saw a dramatic about-turn in sentiment towards Europe. Fears concerning populist politics at the beginning of the year were quashed; first by Emmanuel Macron’s French election victory, and then by market- and EU-friendly votes in the Netherlands and Austria.

But the German election threw up fresh concerns as incumbent Chancellor Angela Merkel won the most votes in October’s election, but not enough to form a government. The far-right AfD won more of the vote than expected, making them the third largest party in the Bundestag.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Allianz SE192.86 EUR0.00
Basf SE57.90 EUR0.00
Bayer AG44.66 EUR0.00
Daimler AG83.06 EUR0.00
Deutsche Boerse AG138.85 EUR0.00
European Opportunities Trust820.00 GBP-0.24Rating
Grenke AG30.34 EUR0.00
iShares Core DAX® ETF (DE) Acc134.19 EUR2.33Rating
Jupiter European I Acc3,544.26 GBP0.14Rating
Lyxor DAX® ETF134.01 EUR2.30Rating
SAP SE113.70 EUR0.00
Siemens AG141.84 EUR0.00
Wirecard AG  
Xtrackers DAX ETF 1C151.53 EUR2.37Rating

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