Co-editor in chief, Handelsblatt
The CEO of Volkswagen has become an unlikely voice for phasing out diesel subsidies. He suggested that the money be put toward green driving technologies instead, a proposal that met a mixed response.
Dec 11, 2017 in
The failure of the coalition talks weakens the German chancellor, but new elections would be the worst option, writes Handelsblatt’s editor-in-chief.
Nov 21, 2017 in
The diesel crisis has destroyed a lot of confidence in German automakers, but the industry is too big, and too important, to fail.
Aug 02, 2017 in
Wolfgang Schäuble, in a Handelsblatt interview, says Germany is ready to work with France to strengthen the EU and will push for more global cooperation at the G20 summit.
Jun 26, 2017 in
Deutsche Telekom has tried and failed to sell its US business, and has now decided that its best hope for growth comes from across the Atlantic.
Jun 21, 2017 in
Campaigning for German elections is ramping up. But so far, politicians’ promises are more about superficial change than any grand vision for the nation's future. And that is perilous.
Jun 09, 2017 in
Hans-Walter Peters, Germany’s top banker, tells Handelsblatt why his industry is worried about Brexit, creeping regulation and competition from the US.
Jun 06, 2017 in
The president of the Association of German Banks expects the going for lenders to get rough. Pan-European bank mergers could provide a solution.
Jun 05, 2017 in
The trans-Atlantic alliance has reached a tipping point. On one coast, Europe is struggling to preserve its fragile unity. On the other, Donald Trump is ready to tear it down.
Jun 02, 2017 in
Faced with a criminal investigation, VW CEO Matthias Müller explains how he is moving the carmaker beyond Dieselgate. Read the full transcript of our interview.
May 19, 2017 in
U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration continue to alienate allies abroad. The latest affront followed German Chancellor Angela Merkel's inaugural visit to Washington.
Mar 20, 2017 in
Angela Merkel, a staunch atlanticist, must be uncompromising in her meeting with Donald Trump today and confront him on the key issues that matter to Germany. Strengthening trade ties should be top of the agenda.
Mar 17, 2017 in
Deutsche Bank CEO John Cryan's new strategy was a long time coming and shareholders will still need to be patient while Germany's biggest financial institution reverses its fortunes.
Mar 06, 2017 in
Despite many unresolved issues, the Munich Security Conference marked a first step toward revitalizing the trans-Atlantic relationship. Chancellor Merkel will play a key role going forward, writes Handelsblatt’s editor in chief.
Feb 19, 2017 in
SPD head Martin Schulz could become a threat to Angela Merkel's chancellorship, writes Handelsblatt's editor in chief.
Feb 13, 2017 in