Photo of the day
The Bavarian government under State Premier Markus Söder announced that Christian crosses must be present in all state-run offices starting June 1. Besides fire detectors and extinguishers, crosses will serve as an "embodiment of history and culture." Source:
Graph of the day
Deutsche Bank premiered its global asset management subsidiary DWS on the Frankfurt stock exchange in March, raising €1.4 billion - just slightly above its issue price. Since then, the spin-off's shares have gone down 7 percent, begging the question whether DWS is failing to distance itself from Deutsche's troubles. Time will tell.
Quote of the day
Aid to Syria
Germany will give war-torn Syria an additional €1 billion ($1.22 billion) in humanitarian aid. "We must not leave the people of Syria alone," Mr. Maas said. The UN's refugee agency estimates that 13.1 million people in the country rely on foreign aid.
Person of the day
Dessi Temperley is joining the ranks at Beiersdorf, the maker of Nivea, Labello and other skin-care brands, as the group's chief financial officer. Ms. Temperley is the company's first female board member. Source: