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
Rating
Allianz SE210.45 EUR0.00
Basf SE66.38 EUR0.00
Bayer AG50.42 EUR0.00
Daimler AG75.35 EUR0.00
Deutsche Boerse AG141.05 EUR0.00
European Opportunities Trust816.04 GBP0.75Rating
Grenke AG36.71 EUR0.00
iShares Core DAX® ETF (DE) Acc131.20 EUR-0.56Rating
Jupiter European I Acc3,446.76 GBP0.57Rating
Lyxor DAX® ETF130.98 EUR-0.54Rating
SAP SE120.86 EUR0.00
Siemens AG131.56 EUR0.00
Wirecard AG0.34 EUR0.00
Xtrackers DAX ETF 1C148.04 EUR-0.52Rating

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David Brenchley

David Brenchley  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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