Fresh Headwinds for Euro Reforms? Uncertainty Dogs Europe After German Election

The French government has ambitious plans to reform the eurozone, but the German election could derail them. Faced with a surge in right-wing populism and a potential coalition with the fiscally liberal Free Democrats, Angela Merkel may not have the mandate for major changes.
French President Emmanuel Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron

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Translated from the German by Paul Cohen