Apr 20, 2017

German official: Euro survival rests with France

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble today told CNBC that the fate of Europe's common currency hangs in the balance of this weekend's French elections:

I think the French people will take a reasonable decision. That means a decision that allows so the euro can survive.French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has said that France leaving the euro would be non-negotiable were she to win, although she may be open to France remaining in the European Union.

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