About: Deutsche Bank

Competition 25-03-2019

Commerzbank to quell fears of job losses, trade union to call strike 28 March

The management of Germany's Commerzbank has a clear strategy about the planned merger with Deutsche Bank and is "working hard" in order to reach a decision as quickly as possible, CEO Martin Zielke said in an internal e-mail sent to the bank’s employees and seen by EURACTIV.
Banking union 05-02-2019

Deutsche Bank goes on the defensive in hearing with EU lawmakers

Deutsche Bank's chief anti-financial crime officer dodged questions from exasperated MEPs during a European Parliament hearing on Monday (4 February), amid reports of the German lender's involvement in a major money laundering case. 

Empower a German ‘Iran Bank’ to save Iran’s nuclear deal

The prospect of securing major private-sector investments could offer Iran an incentive to uphold its side of the nuclear agreement despite Washington’s withdrawal. Laura von Daniels argues that a private German Iran Bank could do the trick. Dr. Laura von...
Brexit 18-08-2017

Frankfurt and Dublin make bankers feel wanted in battle for Brexit jobs

"I'm here to send you the regards of the Federal Chancellor. I am entitled to tell you we want you in Germany." This private message from Angela Merkel, delivered by a regional politician to Wall Street bankers last year, is having the desired effect.
Banking union 19-05-2017

Dombrovskis adds pressure to adopt deposit guarantee scheme

Amid persistent doubts over some pockets of the banking system, European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis, urged reluctant member states to accept the EU proposal to set up a common deposit guarantee scheme.
Brexit 26-04-2017

Britain could lose 4,000 Deutsche Bank jobs over Brexit

Deutsche Bank could move up to 4,000 jobs away from Britain, the group's compliance chief said Wednesday (26 April), as Germany's largest lender struggles to work out the consequences of Brexit.
Economy & Jobs 06-03-2017

Deutsche Bank sets sights on €8bn in capital hike

German banking powerhouse Deutsche Bank wants to beef up its capital reserves by selling off millions of new shares, as well as overhauling its business structure, in the wake of massive losses and international sanctions. EURACTIV’s partner Milano Finanza reports.
Global Europe 31-01-2017

Deutsche Bank fined $630 million for failures over Russian money laundering

Deutsche Bank agreed to pay $630 million in fines to US and UK regulators for failing to prevent an estimated $10 billion in suspicious trades being laundered out of Russia, settling a second major legal case this month.
Global Europe 23-11-2016

EU takes on US in tit-for-tat bank row

The EU will require big foreign banks operating in Europe to set aside billions in reserve funds in a tit-for-tat move against the United States that could also affect post-Brexit Britain, according to a draft proposal seen by AFP.
Euro & Finance 07-11-2016

European Parliament to side with banks and reject new Basel banking rules

The European Parliament is expected on Thursday (10 November) to announce that it does not intend to accept new international standards that would require banks to have greater capital reserves. EURACTIV’s partner Milano Finanza reports.

Euro & Finance 13-10-2016

Joy and despair in European statistics

Europe needs more than temporary growth to boost its economy, write George Friedman and Antonia Colibasanu.
Global Europe 13-10-2016

Hollande criticises huge US fines for European companies

French President François Hollande yesterday (12 October) accused the United States of abusing its power by demanding multi-billion dollar fines from European companies, stoking an increasingly bitter trans-Atlantic dispute.
Euro & Finance 10-10-2016

German companies touted as possible Deutsche Bank saviours

Germany's biggest companies could band together to save struggling financial powerhouse Deutsche Bank from slipping further into crisis. It’s an option that could rule out the need for a public bailout. EURACTIV’s partner La Tribune reports.
Euro & Finance 07-10-2016

Financial expert: Deutsche Bank collapse ‘would probably trigger new global financial crisis’

Deutsche Bank is in crisis mode and its collapse could signal the beginning of a whole new set of economic woes for Germany, the EU and even the entire global financial system, expert Michael Schröder told EURACTIV Germany. But he insists that state aid is not the answer.
Euro & Finance 06-10-2016

IMF officials downplay risk of imminent Deutsche Bank crisis

International Monetary Fund officials sought to play down the risk of an imminent crisis over Deutsche Bank yesterday (5 October) and expressed confidence that German and European authorities were working to ensure stability.
30-09-2016

The Brief: Sometimes, the EU works!

Sometimes the European Union works. There, after two weeks of The Brief, we finally said it.
Euro & Finance 26-09-2016

Deutsche Bank plunges to historic low

Fears that Deutsche Bank will have to raise capital, in order to pay its US Justice Department fine for misselling subprime mortgages, have seen it suffer badly. Angela Merkel has ruled out state aid. EURACTIV’s partner Milano Finanza reports.
Climate change 15-12-2015

The Green Climate Fund’s not-so-green partners

The first projects of the Green Climate Fund have been approved. But the Fund's credibility has been tarnished by agreements with commercial banks involved in coal projects, like Deutsche Bank. EURACTIV France reports.
Climate change 02-12-2015

European banks clinging to coal investments

Europe’s big banks have failed to significantly cut their investments in coal in the five years between the UN climate conferences of Copenhagen and Paris. EURACTIV France reports
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Euro & Finance 24-04-2015

Deutsche Bank fined record $2.5 bln over Libor rate rigging

On Thursday (23 April), Deutsche Bank agreed with US and British authorities to pay a record $2.5 billion in fines, over manipulated benchmark interest rates it used to price contracts in Europe, and around the world.
Brexit 14-04-2015

Deutsche Bank: Labour likely to form a government with SNP

Ahead of the 7 May election, in which Labour Party and Prime Minister David Cameron's incumbent Conservative Party are neck-and-neck in polls, Deutsche Bank said in a research note that the Labour Party is most likely be able to form the next government.
Euro & Finance 23-05-2012

German economist proposes a ‘Geuro’ for Greece

Greece could build up a parallel currency - or 'Geuro' - that would enable the country to remain within the eurozone, said top Deutsche Bank economist Thomas Mayer.
Brexit 13-04-2011

EU close to agreeing single payment area switchover

A consensus is emerging among the EU's institutions on setting a deadline for banks' switchover to the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) system. However, divisions persist among banks, insurers and others regarding certain features of the proposal, notably on the modality of the switch and various national waivers.
Euro & Finance 26-07-2010

Stress tests under fire as German banks hide debt

Bank stress tests were greeted with a mixture of cynicism and relief this weekend. Amid market doubts over their toughness, German banks stand accused of hiding their exposure to sovereign debt. 

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