Frankfurt Main Finance Yearbook 2015
A well-developed infrastructure is one of the main competitive advantages in Germany. A substantial portion of our prosperity is based on this. But the expiration of roads, bridges, railways and other facilities of public infrastructure becomes more and more visible. This is nothing less than a serious threat to the competitiveness of the business location Germany. Only with reasonable growth we can cope with the upcoming tasks here.
Financial Centre Study: Upwards with China
Helabas newest Financial Centre Study: "The financial centre of Frankfurt – upwards with China" contents: Long-term opportunities for Frankfurt as a renminbi hub. Helaba survey among Chinese banks confirms qualities as a location. Essential to pull together in supporting Sino-German financial centre relationship.
CFS Index increases substantially
The CFS Index, which measures the condition of the German financial sector on a quarterly basis, increased significantly in the last quarter of 2014. It rose by 4 points to 115.4 points and reached its highest level for more than three years.
"Branching Out - Investment Opportunities in China in 2020" a new brochure by King & Wood Mallesons is now available as download.
Delegation visit Busan
A delegation from the financial centre of Frankfurt chaired by Dr. Lutz Raettig visited Busan from Oct 30 to Nov 2. learn more
Renminbi-Centre takes off: Clearing in the financial center of Frankfurt has started
17 November 2014
Companies in Germany and the entire euro zone can now process their payments via Frankfurt in the Chinese currency and on the same day. Previously, RMB payments were only possible through selected financial centers in Asia, namely Hong Kong. At today's launch of the renminbi clearing, banks of all banking groups in Frankfurt, including foreign banks, participate. The clearing itself is processed via the Bank of China, which also offers Renminbi/Euro-currency transactions. Every financial institution can offer its customers this advantage, thanks to be technically connected to the Clearing Bank. Read the whole press release (German)
Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe
The Hessian Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts will support a new research center "Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe", located at the House of Finance.
Deutsche Boerse: Subscription launch for a bond issued by Deutscher Studenten Wohn Bond I S.A. in the Entry Standard31.03.2015
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REVISION: Sovereign Defaults and Exchange Rate Shocks in the Eurozone: A Simple Measure for Systemic Sovereign Credit Risk27.03.2015
No. 1771: Governments' payment discipline: the macroeconomic impact of public payment delays and arrears, by Cristina Checherita-Westphal, Alexander Klemm, Paul Viefers25.03.2015
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