Germany is electing a new leader for the first time in 16 years as Chancellor Angela Merkel retires. In the world's third largest economy, Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga looks to cement his leadership after Abe's surprise resignation last year. While the outcome of Iran's Presidential election might also spell US policy changes. What will the future look like for our G7 economies?
Other critical elections to watch in emerging and frontier markets include Chile, Mexico, Vietnam and Zambia. What impact will there be on financial markets, economic recovery and investment strategies?
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Will Japan confirm the leadership of Suga after last year’s surprise resignation of Shinzo Abe? Get the latest Reuters news and insights on Asia's future with the 2021 Elections app.
In Europe, Germany elects the first government in 16 years that won’t be headed by Angela Merkel. What does this mean for the future of the world's 4th largest economy? Get the Elections 2021 app for the latest analysis.
Middle East and Africa elections
Iran is scheduled to hold a presidential election to determine who replaces Hassan Rouhani. This is Iran’s second election during the Covid pandemic, as well as its second taking place under extreme economic conditions. Uncover detailed analysis and breaking Reuters news on this story and more in the Elections 2021 App.
North America elections
Following a heated 2020 election, the dust is still settling as the Biden unviels his own new policies. Find out how Biden's has fared in his first 100 days along with policy news and insight in the USPOL app.
Latin America elections
There will be 9 Latin American countries holding elections this year, with 5 countries in Chile, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Peru selecting Presidents. Follow the latest news and market reactions in our 2021 Elections app.
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