Economy, trade & finance: dpa-AFX overview: KONJUNKTUR from 25.01.2021

WASHINGTON – The impeachment process in Congress against former US President Donald Trump is picking up speed. After the House of Representatives’ indictment to the Senate is scheduled for Monday …

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“Without a state, it is currently not possible”

Frankfurt After the financial crisis, the rules for banks were tightened significantly. The corona pandemic now shows where the new rules work and where they don’t. Bundesbank board member Joachim …

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Criticism of the Libra restart is growing

Frankfurt / Denver It was a nice plan. The Libra Association wanted to go into spring with a new, modified concept paper. “Our mission is a simple global payment system …

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Bundesbank warns of severe recession due to the corona crisis

Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann In its latest monthly report, the Bundesbank anticipates a massive slump in economic performance. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt The Bundesbank believes that the virus crisis is plunging …

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Corona crisis could quickly suppress the use of cash

Merchant asks for card payment In the corona crisis, many consumers pay with cards instead of cash. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt The corona crisis could push card payments in retail out …

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Investment experts were too euphoric

Frankfurt At the end of the week, many investors have regained their courage after there have been some hopeful reports in the fight against the corona virus. Even if a …

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Private financial assets at record high in late 2019

Household financial assets The Bundesbank will publish figures on household financial assets for quarter 04/2019 on Friday. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt Before the outbreak of the corona crisis, the people in …

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