Deutsche Bundesbank

Exclusive: Germany missed chances to put Wirecard on watchlist, source says

Exclusive: Germany missed chances to put Wirecard on watchlist, source says

Published 30/06/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German regulators twice looked into tightening the supervision of collapsed payments firm Wirecard and discussed it with the German and European central [more…]

Changing of guard at top German court signals de-escalation for ECB

Changing of guard at top German court signals de-escalation for ECB

Published 22/06/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Changes to the composition of Germany’s top court are likely to make it less confrontational towards the European Central Bank following a [more…]

German growth to remain weak in first quarter as coronavirus hits: Bundesbank

German growth to remain weak in first quarter as coronavirus hits: Bundesbank

Published 17/02/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German economic growth will remain weak in the first quarter of 2020, weighed down by weak exports and the coronavirus outbreak in [more…]

Governments must ensure ECB is not overburdened, Merkel says

Governments must ensure ECB is not overburdened, Merkel says

Published 26/09/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Euro zone governments must reform their economies and use appropriate fiscal policies to ensure that the European Central Bank is not overburdened, [more…]

Germany’s Merkel, ECB’s Draghi exchange views

Germany’s Merkel, ECB’s Draghi exchange views

Published 04/06/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel exchanged views with European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on Monday, her spokesman said, as part of her [more…]

Two-year race for top ECB jobs start next week

Two-year race for top ECB jobs start next week

Published 17/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Jens Weidmann, President of German Bundesbank attends the Generation Euro Students' Award ceremony at the European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt June [more…]

ECB should not miss right moment to act on policy: Weidmann

ECB should not miss right moment to act on policy: Weidmann

Published 08/09/2017

The European Central Bank should be careful not to miss the right moment to tweak its policy stance, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann, one of the ECB's top critics, said on Friday. [more…]

Euro zone recovery, Macron win give ECB chance to consider unwinding policy

Euro zone recovery, Macron win give ECB chance to consider unwinding policy

Published 13/05/2017

Canada's Finance Minister Bill Morneau (R) speaks with Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann during the G7 for Financial ministers meeting in the southern Italian city of Bari, Italy May 12, 2017. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

An economic recovery and robust outlook in the euro zone mean the European Central Bank may be able to look at normalizing its ultra-loose monetary policy, German Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said on Saturday.

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Bundesbank`s Dombret says no rush to complete stalled Basel bank rules

Bundesbank`s Dombret says no rush to complete stalled Basel bank rules

Published 24/02/2017

Andreas Dombret, member of the board of the Deutsche Bundesbank speaks during a news conference at the Deutsche Bundesbank's Regional Office in Hesse in Frankfurt October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski

There is no rush to complete new bank capital rules given that the Trump administration has yet to nominate the U.S. Federal Reserve's new top banking supervisor, a Bundesbank board member said on Friday.

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Brexit vote to have ‘limited’ economic impact on Germany: Bundesbank

Brexit vote to have ‘limited’ economic impact on Germany: Bundesbank

Published 15/08/2016

FRANKFURT Britain's vote to leave the European Union should have limited immediate economic impact on Germany, the country's central bank said on Monday, noting the [more…]