Will Germany's Tab Grow? Berlin Fears Euro Rescue Could Get More Expensive

Germany is the leading contributor to the European Union- and IMF-led fund to shore up the battered euro. An emergency provision in the agreement for the 750 billion euro rescue package, however, could see the country paying a lot more than the upper ceiling of 148 billion euros.
Saving the euro: There are fears that the rescue package will cost more for Germany than promised.

Saving the euro: There are fears that the rescue package will cost more for Germany than promised.

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