Economic strategy divergence

The ECB mulls further stimulus while the Fed is in neutral, German-French conflict is a reminder of eurozone differences, and an economic resurgence in China may need the boost of a US trade deal. Here’s the best of this week’s opinion and analysis

Draghi’s successor will need new weapons to reform monetary policy

Markets are wrong to think Powell should adopt Draghi’s strategy of monetary easing

The president understands monetary policy has done more for the markets than Main Street

The non-state sector, not state enterprises, should drive growth

The interests of the two countries and their leaders are diverging

Letter from Dr Jan Dehn, London, UK