Challenges for New ECB Head: Will Christine Lagarde Pursue Tighter Monetary Policy?

As Christine Lagarde prepares to head the European Central Bank, the ECB’s critics are urging her to stop the flow of cheap money. At stake is the economic stability of eurozone member states — and the savings of millions of ordinary people.

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Author: Spiegel.de

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