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Germany fiercely defends its trade surplus -- World anger mounts over "toxic trade surplus"

  • Germany has been often criticized for not using its budget leeway to make further investments, which ultimately could help out other embattled euro economies
  • However, in the eyes of the Bundesbank president, it is prudent to keep a positive output gap to ensure Germany’s finances won’t be damaged when demographic pressures kick in…
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Germany's central bank to place some currency reserves into yuan

Germany’s central bank is looking to place some of its currency reserves into yuan given the Chinese currency’s increased global role, although further preparatory work would be required to make a transaction, the Bundesbank said on Monday. 181 more words


Notes From Underground: Europe Takes Center Stage (Again)

It is always a pleasure to talk with the Richard Bonugli at the Financial Repression Authority. Like Anthony Cruedele of Futures Radio, Richard is a very astute financial mind, which allows for deep discussions in a longer format. 812 more words


Low risk of imminent ECB intrest rate hike

The risk of an imminent hike in the European Central Bank’s interest rates is low, Germany’s representative on the ECB’s rate-setting body said on Friday, reaffirming a pledge to keep policy easy for a long time to come. 149 more words


Bregzit je 'tačka sa koje nema povratka'

Banke i brokeri u Evropi sve jasnije vide da je Bregzit ‘tačka sa koje nema povratka’ – izjavio je u utorak Andreal Dombret rukovodilac regulatronih poslova Bundesbanke. 103 more words


Three top Europe's central banks warn of financial bubbles

Three of Europe’s top central banks raised warning signals on Wednesday about the risk of financial bubbles that their ultra-easy monetary policies are blamed for creating. 148 more words

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Germans still love paying with cash—but often they don’t have a choice

The Germans’ preference for paying their way in cold, hard cash rather than using credit or debit cards has been well documented over the years. 308 more words