As the US president develops a bad habit of following through on his pledges, government and industry scrutinize the details.
Feb 13, 2018 in
The Social Democrats nab the most powerful ministry, with the mayor of Hamburg, dull but savvy Olaf Scholz, slated to become finance minister and vice chancellor.
Feb 07, 2018 in
Reinsurance giant sees glory years as a thing of the past as it seeks to stabilize earnings in turbulent environment.
Feb 06, 2018 in
The European Commission wants to set 2025 for western Balkan countries to join the trading bloc, but Germany is resisting.
Feb 05, 2018 in
The troubled Landesbank is streamlining its operations as it turns over its asset portfolios to a specialized bank.
Feb 01, 2018 in
The ECB chief stayed the course this week, but traders are testing his resolve by pushing the euro higher.
Jan 25, 2018 in
Germany’s Jens Weidmann would like to become president of the ECB, but it will take some maneuvering to get him there.
Jan 24, 2018 in
Brussels delivers latest setback for US chipmaker as it fends off a takeover attempt and battles customers over royalties.
Jan 24, 2018 in
Utility executive calls for carbon price floor and criticizes Berlin climate policy as weak and unfocused.
Jan 23, 2018 in
It will be decades before E.ON and other utilities complete the shutdown of nuclear power, which could have helped the country meet emission targets and lower its reliance on dirty coal.
Jan 21, 2018 in
Germany’s largest bank is harnessing digital technology to make a success of the banking and insurance combination.
Jan 16, 2018 in
The extremist Alternative for Germany will have a new platform to extend its appeal to voters.
Jan 15, 2018 in
Private households increased their savings in 2017 even as returns on accounts turned negative.
Jan 02, 2018 in
A spectacular Rhine hotel fit for a king made sense when Bonn was the capital — but now it may be just an expensive bit of fun.
Dec 23, 2017 in
Bigger cable cars, heated lifts, fancy restaurants seek to lure high-spending guests as Alpine resorts compete with each other and the rest of the world.
Dec 21, 2017 in