France’s central bank governor pushed back against nationalist political sentiment on February 7 by stressing that the euro is the country’s “best protection”.

As reported by The Wall Street Journal, François Villeroy de Galhau said that differences in borrowing costs, or the spread, between France and Germany have narrowed sharply since the introduction of the euro.

“The French spread may also temporarily react to political uncertainties, but remaining in the euro over the long term conti...

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