Brüderle demands banks boost business lending

Brüderle demands banks boost business lending

German Economy Minister Rainer Brüderle pressed banks on Wednesday to increase lending as the government named a "credit mediator" to boost the number of business loans.

Germans set to spend €273 on Christmas gifts

Germans set to spend €273 on Christmas gifts

Nearly one in ten Germans cannot pay bills

Nearly one in ten Germans cannot pay bills

Credit bureau to trawl Facebook for information

Credit bureau to trawl Facebook for information

New state programme to aid struggling companies

New state programme to aid struggling companies

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Unlimited guarantee promised for all German accounts

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Germany rescues Hypo Real Estate

German economic advisor sees worst crisis since 1945

German economic advisor sees worst crisis since 1945