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Bundesbank Warns Low Business Failures No Guide for Future

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Stacked tables and chairs outside a closed restaurant on Alexanderplatz in Berlin, Germany, on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. Just months after people began to return to the office, Germany is poised to agree on mandatory remote working as long as there are no "operational reasons" that stand in the way.
Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg
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Germany’s Bundesbank warned that a remarkably low number of business failures during the Covid-19 pandemic shouldn’t be seen as a guide for future risks.