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Eurozone could break up this year amid heightened risk of recession, say experts

Jan 02, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

GROWING instability in the eurozone could trigger the break-up of the currency bloc this year, a leading think tank has warned.

"Internal contradictions" would force the region to "integrate economically" or dissolve, the Centre for Economic and Business Research said in its annual predictions for 2019.

"It is possible to defer the confrontation for a year or two but the boil will have to be lanced at some point since the Italians have clearly reached the point of austerity fatigue,"...