Budget solution

13 September 2017 By Peter Thal Larsen, Neil Unmack

The single currency area needs a way to absorb future economic shocks. But comments from European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker show that a common tax-funded budget would be a stretch. Better to tweak fiscal rules, deepen financial reform and beef up Europe’s bailout fund.

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