Weidmann’s resignation complicates German political outlook
Thursday 21 October 2021Vol.12 Ed.42.4
Commentary: Weidmann waves the hawkish white flag
By David Marsh and Pierre Ortlieb
Germany’s difficult coalition-building process has gained fresh complexity following the announcement of Jens Weidmann’s resignation. The departure of the Bundesbank president, coinciding with the departure from office of his former boss, Chancellor Angela Merkel, will open decisions on the Bundesbank succession to...