Merkel May Agree to Increase Crisis Firewall, Sueddeutsche Says

German Chancellor Angela Merkel may be willing to abandon her opposition to temporarily increasing the euro-region’s debt-crisis firewall to 750 billion euros ($1 trillion) from 500 billion euros, Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported today, without saying where it got the information.

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