Buba and German govt in united front after tension

The German government and the Bundesbank presented a unified image on economic matters following a meeting in Berlin called after reports of rising tensions over fiscal policy reforms.

In a joint statement, they said an informal meeting Tuesday between top central bankers and finance ministry officials "on matters of national and international economic and fiscal policy" had been "very open and constructive".

"The Bundesbank and the government have agreed that this form of dialogue should be co