22nd Oct 2016


German top court expected to approve bailout fund

The German Constitutional Court Tuesday is expected to give its final verdict on Germany's membership in the eurozone bailout fund (ESM) after a preliminary positive ruling in 2012. Back then, it approved the ESM, provided Germany sticks to a €190bn ceiling in loan guarantees and keeps the Bundestag informed.

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