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Germany has fiscal muscle to counter next crisis - Scholz

Germany has the fiscal strength to counter any future economic crisis "with full force", Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Sunday, suggesting Berlin could make available up to 50 billion euros (45.3 billion pounds) of extra spending.

SoftBank convertible note helped cut WeWork losses

Investors may be stumped by some of the finances WeWork owner We Company unveiled this week in its filing to go public, in particular a $486 million (£401.2 million) gain on a convertible note that made losses at the coworking firm appear a lot smaller.

Burford brings in caretaker CFO in governance overhaul

Burford Capital , the litigation funder embroiled in a stand-off with short-seller Muddy Waters, on Thursday confirmed plans for a dual U.S. listing as it replaced its finance chief over investor concerns about her marriage to the CEO.

Factbox: 'Debt brake', 'black zero': Germany's fiscal rules under scrutiny

The German government has come under pressure to abandon its balanced budget goal and finance more fiscal stimulus with new debt. With Europe's largest economy on the brink of recession and Berlin's borrowing costs at record lows, some have even put the more formal debt brake rule into question.

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