Why you should hedge your bets on Germany

Few countries around the world managed to emerge unscathed after the global financial crisis. But there were a few notable frontrunners that pulled themselves out of the mire more quickly than others. In Europe, Germany led the charge.

For years the country has been hailed as a solid, stable jewel in the somewhat rickety crown that has been the European economy. From particularly deep recessions in Greece and Spain to the UK’s Brexit vote, it has long been the sensible investment choice.

Even now, as fears of an economic recession in Germany