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Markets on guard as Germany grapples with politics

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European stocks have opened lower and the euro hit an eight-day low against sterling as a governing crisis in Germany weighed on markets. As David Pollard reports, it followed comments from German chancellor Angela Merkel saying she would prefer fresh elections to ruling with a minority government after talks on forming a three-way coalition collapsed.

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