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Bundesbank und Deutsche Börse starten Blockchain Projekt

Die Deutsche Bundesbank und die Deutsche Börse haben einen Prototypen vorgestellt, um die Blockchain für die Wertpapierabwicklung zu benutzen. Von einer Marktreife ist man aber noch weit entfernt. 404 more words


The ECB drives Euro area short-dated yields even more negative

The recent trend for world bond yields has been for them to rise. This has been particularly evident at the longer maturities. The clearest example of this comes from the US Long Bond or thirty-year yield which spent late summer around 2.3% and is now 3%. 1,248 more words

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German economy 'to grow strongly in Q3 despite Brexit risks'


© AFP/File | German gross domestic product (GDP) expanded by 0.7 percent in the first three months of this year, but is expected to have slowed in the second quarter… 201 more words

EU should give UK a quick and fair exit deal: Bundesbank

The European Union should give Britain a quick and fair exit deal to minimize the economic cost and not hinder the process for the sake of setting a political example, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said on Friday. 13 more words


Where does Europe go from here?

In the face of Brexit, a flurry of unpaid Greek debt, more Eurozone inflation woes and weak sector growth, the epitome of a failed European project may very well be on the mind of German Chancellor, Angela Merkel. 345 more words


First they came for the 500 Euro note

Back on the 2nd of February I discussed a disturbing development in the world of monetary policy and central bank action.

The use of high-denomination notes, in particular the €500 note, is a problem reported by law enforcement authorities,” according to a draft of the plans seen by the Financial Times.

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