BUSINESS ABROAD: Raise the Mark?

Said West Germany's liberal daily Frankfurter Allgemeine last week: "The Federal Republic is becoming an international finance center comparable to New York and Zurich." What prompted such proud talk was the flood of foreign money that has poured into West Germany and sent its stock market off on a sharp rise. By last week, the official index of all shares had risen from 169 to 180 since June, and many industrials had piled up gains of 20 points or more. Chief reason for the influx of capital: persistent rumors that West Germany's...

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