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Impact of 2021 elections and new policies on markets

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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