Germany Status Quo `No Bad Thing' Given the Economy, State Street Says

Jan.12 -- State Street Bank & Trust Head of Macro Strategy EMEA Timothy Graf says Germany's political "status quo" is "no bad thing" given the way the economy is performing. Chancellor Angela Merkel and Germany’s Social Democrats have reached a preliminary accord to negotiate a coalition government, according people to familiar with the discussions. Graf speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: European Open."

(Source: Bloomberg Politics,