Merkel Says We Will Try to Convince Britain to Stay in EU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she wanted Britain to remain a member of the European Union, adding she would do what she could to convince Britons to stay in the bloc.

“We will do what we can so that Britain can stay,” Merkel said at a BDI industryassociation event, adding that in the end it would be up to Britons to decide.


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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Currency Analyst at OANDA
Based in London, England, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a Market Analyst. With more than five years' experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while conducting macroeconomic commentary. He has been published by The Financial Times, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and The Telegraph, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on networks including Sky News, Bloomberg, CNBC and BBC. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and he is recognized as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.