European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker presented his ambitious reform agenda despite German efforts to postpone it. That won’t help his cause.
Dec 06, 2017 in
Portuguese Finance Minister Mario Centeno will be the new head of the Eurogroup, but big-country officials will continue to call the shots for the euro.
Dec 04, 2017 in
Amid its protracted debate over a new government, Germany wants to postpone discussion of ambitious European Commission proposals for reform.
Nov 30, 2017 in
Germany’s largest bank is working hard to right itself, two top managers say, and all it needs is some time – please.
Nov 28, 2017 in
UBS is reportedly looking to pick up some business lines rather than the whole bank as takeover speculation grows.
Nov 27, 2017 in
The EU’s top insurance regulator seeks minimum standards in a fragmented industry to protect policyholders and rescue insurers.
Nov 22, 2017 in
The French capital landed the EU bank regulator after a drawing of lots – against Dublin. It could be a tipping point in its rivalry with Frankfurt to win Brexit finance jobs.
Nov 21, 2017 in
A new alliance to phase out coal power by 2030 leaves the host country on the sidelines, as Germany wrestles with its own emissions dilemma.
Nov 16, 2017 in
ECB’s Mario Draghi has a problem not shared by Fed Chair Janet Yellen in communicating monetary policy – he speaks in a foreign language.
Nov 14, 2017 in
Politicians are still wide apart on how Germany can meet ambitious climate targets even as its reliance on coal comes under scrutiny.
Nov 13, 2017 in
German scientists invented opioids more than a century ago and spread them across the globe. But the current crisis in the US is homegrown.
Nov 10, 2017 in
Companies & Markets
Despite reaching a record high, the stock market still has plenty of life left in it amid favorable conditions. Handelsblatt gives a few tips on where to look.
Nov 04, 2017 in
Deutsche Bank is poised to dismember the private banking house it rescued in 2009, effectively marking the end a long era in German finance.
Oct 25, 2017 in
US and British firms are ready to bid on ailing state-owned HSH Nordbank, even though their banking investments so far have had only mixed results.
In an interview, EU negotiator Michel Barnier says details on British budget obligations can be resolved by December, allowing talks on post-Brexit relationship to proceed.
Oct 23, 2017 in