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.
EY Eurozone Forecast March 2015
Highlights of the EY Eurozone Forecast March 2015
- Domestic healing supported by cheaper oilECB bond-buying will aid
- exports and investment ...
- ... but tight fiscal policy can be eased only gradually
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)
E-Book about Mobile Banking
Knowledge@Wharton and Ernst & Young have published a free E-book titled "Mobile Banking - Financial Services meet the Electronic Wallet".
The E-book is available in various formats and in addition a web version is available.
The City of the Euro
Headquarters of the European Central Bank, 300 banks, one of the strongest economic areas of Europe, excellent level of training and research… There are many reasons why Frankfurt is one of the leading financial centres of Europe and the world.
Deutsche Boerse: “Börse Frankfurt” app shows the best bid and ask prices on Xetra for registered users in real time29.04.2015
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REVISION: The Linkage between Sovereign Defaults and Exchange Rate Shocks in the Eurozone: A Measure for Systemic Risk29.04.2015
No. 1787: "Made in China" - How does it affect our understanding of global market shares?, by Konstantins Benkovskis, Julia Wörz28.04.2015
No. 1786: Optimal supervisory architecture and financial integration in a banking union, by Jean-Edouard Colliard28.04.2015
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