Trump’s trade war with China and Europe will hit global growth  IMF
October 13, 2018

UKs outlook for 2019 stays at 1.5% but previous forecast for 1.3% this year cut to 1.1%

Donald Trumps trade war with China and Europe is forecast to hit global growth this year and reverberate through 2019, the International Monetary Continue reading

Deutsche Bank Cuts Costs Again. Not Even Fruit Bowls Are Safe
August 20, 2018

The list of perks at Deutsche Bank AG is shrinking fast.

Investment bankers at Germany’s largest lender have been told to travel coach class on trains; fewer are able to attend conferences and some former employees said severance pay was Continue reading

Trump Wont Kill Off Germanys Trade Surplus
August 11, 2018

Germany’s trade surplus is likely to stay large no matter how hard Donald Trump tries to make it disappear.

The U.S. president has accused his ancestral homeland — his grandfather was a German immigrant — of unfair trade practices and Continue reading

New US ambassador to Germany under fire for rightwing support
June 16, 2018

Politicians accuse Richard Grenell of breaching protocol over interview with Breitbart

German politicians have criticised Donald Trumps new ambassador to Germany after he said he wanted to empower anti-establishment rightwing forces throughout Europe.

In an interview with the far-right news Continue reading

Deutsche Bank’s Bad News Gets Worse With $35 Billion Flub
April 28, 2018
  • Most of money quickly returned and no financial harm suffered
  • Derivatives payments mistake larger than bank’s market value

The bad news at Deutsche Bank AG just got worse.

Amid a weeks-long leadership tussle that claimed the scalps of the chief Continue reading

Volkswagen CEO Predicts Renaissance for Embattled Diesel Cars
March 29, 2018

Volkswagen AG, whose global emissions-cheating scandal has put the future of diesel engines in doubt, expects consumers to return to the embattled technology — and soon.

“Diesel will see a renaissance in the not-too-distant future because people who drove Continue reading

How a small town reclaimed its grid and sparked a community revolution | Aditya Chakrabortty
March 9, 2018

When a German utilities contract expired, one man thought his neighbours could take over. Wolfhagen not only reclaimed its grid, it cut energy prices and inspired hundreds of other cities, writes Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty

Martin Rhl never imagined Continue reading