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Watchdogs should review possible collusion in inflation price hikes, ECB’s Lagarde says

By Lewis Crofts
  • 05 Jun 2023 16:44
  • 05 Jun 2023 16:44
Competition authorities should check if price increases in sectors such as agriculture and construction are illegitimate “concerted practices” or are down to normal inflation-driven market dynamics, the head of the European Central Bank has said.
Christine Lagarde told a committee of EU lawmakers that certain industries had “taken advantage” of

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