EC vows €100bn for jobless, but still no coronabonds
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EC vows €100bn for jobless, but still no coronabonds


Those pleading for a shared EU-level fiscal response to the economic damage of the coronavirus outbreak were thrown a bone on Thursday when Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission, promised a €100bn unemployment fund backed by €25bn from EU member states. But her silence on the prospect of further debt mutualisation spoke volumes to market participants.

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