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The Irish Times
German economy expands at fastest pace in two yearscompanies are benefiting from a cyclical recovery in the 19-nation euro area dr
German economy expands at fastest pace in two years
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
companies are benefiting from a cyclical recovery in the 19-nation euro area driven by European Central Bank stimulus. The Bundesbank has expressed confidence that the country’s economy can retain its underlying strength, even though expansion will... Read more
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Op-Ed News
European Union: A House Dividedcommon currency -- established by the 1991 Maastricht Treaty and launched in 19
European Union: A House Divided
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 days ago
common currency -- established by the 1991 Maastricht Treaty and launched in 1999 -- effectively put the German Bundesbank in charge. Bonn agreed to the common currency, but only on the condition that everyone kept their budget deficits... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
European Union: A House Divided. Categorycurrencies. The common currency—established by the 1991 Maastricht Treaty and
European Union: A House Divided. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 8 days ago
currencies. The common currency—established by the 1991 Maastricht Treaty and launched in 1999—effectively put the German Bundesbank in charge. Bonn agreed to the common currency, but only on the condition that everyone kept their budget deficits... Read more
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Business Insider
The world economy is running on monetary fumesconstrained by high financing costs or a shortage of cash. Jens Weidmann, the p
The world economy is running on monetary fumes
Business Insider / Posted 8 days ago
constrained by high financing costs or a shortage of cash. Jens Weidmann, the president of Germany’s central bank Deutsche Bundesbank, has reportedly opposed multiple elements of the ECB’s asset purchase program. Similar rifts are evident on the... Read more
8d
Fortune
G7 Finance Leaders Debate Global Economy, Risksalso have discussed the high volatility of the global capital movements, which
G7 Finance Leaders Debate Global Economy, Risks
Fortune / Posted 8 days ago
also have discussed the high volatility of the global capital movements, which are a high risk for the world economy.” BUNDESBANK GOVERNOR JENS WEIDMANN “In Germany, growth in the first quarter was pretty strong…but we expect that in the... Read more
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Business Standard India
G7 warns on growth outlook as Japan bristles over yenthat at the end of the day it's the mix between monetary policy, fiscal policy
G7 warns on growth outlook as Japan bristles over yen
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
that at the end of the day it's the mix between monetary policy, fiscal policy and structural reforms that matters," said Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann. The position emerged that country-specific conditions need to be taken into account.... Read more
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International Business Times
ECB deposit rates to remain unchanged despite zero inflation in euro zone says Benoit Coeure of its mandate", the ECB had said. After the meeting - which was held in April
ECB deposit rates to remain unchanged despite zero inflation in euro zone says Benoit Coeure
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
of its mandate", the ECB had said. After the meeting - which was held in April - ECB President Mario Draghi and Deutsche Bundesbank president, Jens Weidmann, defended the ECB's policy. They explained that the negative interest rate was introduced... Read more
10d
Market Watch
What if central banks were no longer independent?to today’s problems? Trust me, for an economist born and raised in Germany to
What if central banks were no longer independent?
Market Watch / Posted 10 days ago
to today’s problems? Trust me, for an economist born and raised in Germany to believe that the independent Deutsche Bundesbank should be the benchmark for all central banks, this is not an easy question to ponder. But the reality remains:... Read more
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Market Watch
Professor suing ECB over QE warns of 'surprises'effort to drive up ultralow inflation. The program, which is due to end next M
Professor suing ECB over QE warns of 'surprises'
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
effort to drive up ultralow inflation. The program, which is due to end next March, has been fiercely opposed by Germany's Bundesbank, a fortress of central-bank orthodoxy. Top German officials, including Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble, have... Read more
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ABC News
Germans Sue European Central Bank Over Stimulusto bar their national central bank from taking part. The complaint in the Fede
Germans Sue European Central Bank Over Stimulus
ABC News / Posted 12 days ago
to bar their national central bank from taking part. The complaint in the Federal Constitutional Court aims to keep the Bundesbank from taking part in the ECB's upcoming purchases of bonds issued by corporations, a measure that pumps newly... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Germans sue European Central Bank over stimulusto bar their national central bank from taking part. The complaint in the Fede
Germans sue European Central Bank over stimulus
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 13 days ago
to bar their national central bank from taking part. The complaint in the Federal Constitutional Court aims to keep the Bundesbank from taking part in the ECB's upcoming purchases of bonds issued by corporations, a measure that pumps newly... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Germans sue European Central Bank over stimulus, againto bar their national central bank from taking part. The complaint in the Fede
Germans sue European Central Bank over stimulus, again
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 13 days ago
to bar their national central bank from taking part. The complaint in the Federal Constitutional Court aims to keep the Bundesbank from taking part in the ECB's upcoming purchases of bonds issued by corporations, which aim to pump newly created... Read more
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DW
Bundesbank chief calls for stricter deficit-related sanctions |a deficit of 5.1 percent in 2015, with neighboring Portugal also having been un
Bundesbank chief calls for stricter deficit-related sanctions |
DW / Posted 13 days ago
a deficit of 5.1 percent in 2015, with neighboring Portugal also having been unable to stick to the rules last year. Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann says he's concerned about these developments. "What's obvious is that Europe's zeal to reform... Read more
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Reuters
Professors and entrepreneurs file complaint against ECB policy: newspaperBank's Governing Council, said on Wednesday the ECB's expansionary monetary pol
Professors and entrepreneurs file complaint against ECB policy: newspaper
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
Bank's Governing Council, said on Wednesday the ECB's expansionary monetary policy stance was "justified for now" while Bundesbank board member Andreas Dombret also said the ECB's policy was justified by a subdued growth outlook in the euro... Read more
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dna
Brexit: German firms scale back investment in Britain ahead of June 23 EU voteinvestment to Britain fell by 6% on the quarter to 4.4 billion euros ($5 billio
Brexit: German firms scale back investment in Britain ahead of June 23 EU vote
dna / Posted 15 days ago
investment to Britain fell by 6% on the quarter to 4.4 billion euros ($5 billion) in the first three months of this year, Bundesbank data reviewed by Reuters showed. That followed an already steep annual decline of more than 40% in 2015. "A... Read more
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Market Watch
If the Fed had a university, what would the curriculum look like?central bank may no longer have its own currency, but it still has its own in-h
If the Fed had a university, what would the curriculum look like?
Market Watch / Posted 18 days ago
central bank may no longer have its own currency, but it still has its own in-house university, known as the Deutsche Bundesbank University of Applied Sciences, according to the Wall Street Journal. What better way to instruct eager young... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Weidmann is Draghi new ally - for nowruling politicians, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has found an u
Weidmann is Draghi new ally - for now
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 days ago
ruling politicians, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has found an unusual ally: Jens Weidmann, head of the Bundesbank and normally his biggest critic. Having long condemned ECB efforts to stimulate the eurozone economy with a mix... Read more
18d
Zero Hedge
Peter Boockvar Warns "If Central Bankers Get Their Way, The Global Bond Market Will Blow Up"Stabilization Fund, the Federal Reserve Board in Washington DC and the Federal
Peter Boockvar Warns "If Central Bankers Get Their Way, The Global Bond Market Will Blow Up"
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
Stabilization Fund, the Federal Reserve Board in Washington DC and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York if the Deutsche Bundesbank has gold swap arrangements with these entities, respectively if those entities have gold swap arrangements with... Read more
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DW
Frankfurt's future as a financial hub |Commerzbank will continue to operate one of Europe's biggest trading rooms righ
Frankfurt's future as a financial hub |
DW / Posted 18 days ago
Commerzbank will continue to operate one of Europe's biggest trading rooms right by the city's main station. Germany's Bundesbank and the European Central Bank will still be seated in Frankfurt as well, in addition to a number of European... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Germany Raises Tax Revenue Forecasteconomy. The latest forecast from the "tax estimates" panel, which includes of
Germany Raises Tax Revenue Forecast
Tax-News.com / Posted 21 days ago
economy. The latest forecast from the "tax estimates" panel, which includes officials from the Finance Ministry, the Bundesbank, and the National Statistical Office, suggests that total tax revenue, at EUR691.2bn (EUR794bn), will be EUR5bn,... Read more
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EuroNews
Europe needs more reform and integration, says Italy’s finance ministergoing to be speaking about today. You are here in Brussels to give a speech at
Europe needs more reform and integration, says Italy’s finance minister
EuroNews / Posted 24 days ago
going to be speaking about today. You are here in Brussels to give a speech at the ULB university. “The president of the Bundesbank, Mr Jens Weidmann, has been critical of that. He says that he sees ‘enormous obstacles’ to such a union ‘and no... Read more
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Investopedia
€500 Bills to Be Phased Out in 2018the fact that a given resource can facilitate crime doesn't mean it has no legi
€500 Bills to Be Phased Out in 2018
Investopedia / Posted 24 days ago
the fact that a given resource can facilitate crime doesn't mean it has no legitimate uses. According to Germany's Bundesbank, 79% of transactions in the country are in cash, compared to just 48% in Britain, according to the Payments... Read more
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Swissinfo
Italy, Germany agree on immigration policy, but not on financingideological devotion in Berlin to budget austerity and perceptions that Germany
Italy, Germany agree on immigration policy, but not on financing
Swissinfo / Posted 25 days ago
ideological devotion in Berlin to budget austerity and perceptions that Germany has hegemony in EU decision-making. German Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann raised eyebrows two weeks ago when he criticised Italy for repeatedly breaking EU budget rules... Read more
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Reuters
ECB's Mersch joins in campaign to assuage German fears about policyin Frankfurt, Germany, April 21, 2016. A sign is seen outside the headquarters
ECB's Mersch joins in campaign to assuage German fears about policy
Reuters / Posted 25 days ago
in Frankfurt, Germany, April 21, 2016. A sign is seen outside the headquarters Germany's federal bank Deutsche Bundesbank in Frankfurt, February 4, 2013. FRANKFURT European Central Bank executive board member Yves Mersch took the... Read more
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Breitbart
Former Finance Minister: Migrants Are Drag On Economy, Are Outbreeding Nativesbe a minority in their own country within a few decades. The former finance mi
Former Finance Minister: Migrants Are Drag On Economy, Are Outbreeding Natives
Breitbart / Posted 25 days ago
be a minority in their own country within a few decades. The former finance minister and executive board member of the Bundesbank warned also that despite catastrophic predictions by bodies in favour of mass immigration that the country’s... Read more
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DW
German tax revenue to rise considerably |in the years ahead due to high employment and a robust labor market. Experts f
German tax revenue to rise considerably |
DW / Posted 26 days ago
in the years ahead due to high employment and a robust labor market. Experts from the Finance Ministry, the central bank (Bundesbank) and the National Statistics Office (Destatis) said Wednesday tax revenues until 2020 would likely be 42.4 billion... Read more
27d
Market Watch
Succession plans maintain central-bank freedomspat is reminiscent of past German acrimony. In 1982, Chancellor Helmut Schmidt
Succession plans maintain central-bank freedom
Market Watch / Posted 27 days ago
spat is reminiscent of past German acrimony. In 1982, Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, on leaving office, accused the Bundesbank of stoking deflation. In 1956, Chancellor Konrad Adenauer complained that the Bundesbank’s predecessor, the Bank... Read more
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EuroNews
ECB’s Draghi defends low rates policy against German complaintspolicy mix, that is, the balance of monetary and fiscal policy,” he added. Dra
ECB’s Draghi defends low rates policy against German complaints
EuroNews / Posted 27 days ago
policy mix, that is, the balance of monetary and fiscal policy,” he added. Draghi got support from the head of Germany’s Bundesbank who said “[Central banks] can’t promise minimum returns for savers because they must focus on the broader economic... Read more
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Times of Malta
Taking right and left turnsapprehension and both Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, and
Taking right and left turns
Times of Malta / Posted a month ago
apprehension and both Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, and the president of the German Central Bank (Bundesbank), Jens Weidmann, have claimed that an increase in salaries is positive for the economy. The fundamental tenet of... Read more

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