Overseers postpone stress test for smaller banks by one year

Frankfurt am Main financial district Frankfurt The Bundesbank and the financial regulator Bafin postpone their planned stress test of smaller financial houses by one year due to the virus crisis. The institutes that are not directly monitored by the European Central Bank (ECB) would only be subjected to the debit check in 2022 instead of […]

How well are Germany’s companies prepared?

BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen stop large parts of their car production. The world’s largest tourism group Tui no longer sends vacationers on vacation. The Lufthansa flies only five percent of their program. Messages unthinkable just a few weeks ago are almost part of everyday life. The fight against lung disease Covid-19 triggers a supply and […]

The banks are in trouble

Dark clouds over Frankfurt The state hastily puts together aid packages for the industry. (Photo: dpa) Politicians and financial regulators have decided so much relief for banks in the past few days that financial lobbyists would never stop grinning in normal times. However, given the corona crisis, no one currently feels like it. Because despite […]

The banks are in trouble

Dark clouds over Frankfurt The state hastily puts together aid packages for the industry. (Photo: dpa) Politicians and financial regulators have decided so much relief for banks in the past few days that financial lobbyists would never stop grinning in normal times. However, given the corona crisis, no one currently feels like it. Because despite […]

How startups are shifting home finance from debt to equity

A new group of companies is shifting home finance from debt (mortgage) to equity. Two of these … [+] startups are Unison and Feq. Getty When Damien Vrana and his wife, who got married last year, started looking for a home in New Jersey, their lender suggested a rather new approach to financing. For the […]