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Germany’s Scholz Bids to Ease Debt Brake in Stimulus Salvo

  • Lagarde welcomes news of finance minister’s push on debt
  • Suspending rule is likely to be contentious in Parliament
The Long Delayed And Over Budget Stuttgart 21 Railway Project
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German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz is considering a move that could open an avenue for limited fiscal stimulus in Europe’s largest economy.