Germany, France May Face Bailout of Euro Nations
German Finance Minister Peer Steinbrueck became the first senior policy maker to broach the topic earlier this week, saying some of the 16 euro nations are “getting into difficulties” and may need help. He went further today, saying Germany would show its “ability to act.” French officials are also concerned about market tensions as the cost of insuring Irish, Greek and Spanish debt against default rises to records and bond spreads widen.
Isto são boas notícias para Portugal. Quando for necessário, o ministro alemão das finanças chega-se à frente.