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Macron’s Inflation-Busting Policies Are Running Out of Steam

  • Divided French parliament will debate new measures soon
  • Annual consumer-price increases seen near 7% by year end

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French President Emmanuel Macron’s standout success in using public spending to tame rampant inflation is reaching its limits as a swelling debt burden and the loss of a governing majority curtails his ability to act.