Bad bank finds €56 bln after checking sums

Bad bank finds €56 bln after checking sums

German national debt has been slashed by nearly €56 billion at a stroke, after the books were checked at the ‘bad bank’ of the nationalised Hypo Real Estate (HRE).

US prosecutors: Deutsche Bank was aware of mortgage fraud

US prosecutors: Deutsche Bank was aware of mortgage fraud

Lone Star aiming to sell subprime victim IKB

Lone Star aiming to sell subprime victim IKB

Another €2.08 billion pumped into HRE bank

Another €2.08 billion pumped into HRE bank

HRE bonus payments a ‘scandal,’ taxpayers’ group says

HRE bonus payments a ‘scandal,’ taxpayers’ group says

Nationalised HRE bank gets another €40 billion

Nationalised HRE bank gets another €40 billion

Prosecutors drop investigation of ‘Germany’s stupidest bankers’

Prosecutors drop investigation of ‘Germany’s stupidest bankers’

Merkel aims to strengthen Bafin bank regulator

Merkel aims to strengthen Bafin bank regulator

Berlin approves public ‘bad bank’ bill

Berlin approves public ‘bad bank’ bill

Germany moves to nationalise Hypo Real Estate

Germany moves to nationalise Hypo Real Estate

Verheugen slams German banks for risky investments

Verheugen slams German banks for risky investments

Berlin hammers out ‘bad bank’ plan

Berlin hammers out ‘bad bank’ plan

Germany starts Hypo Real Estate takeover bid

Germany starts Hypo Real Estate takeover bid

HRE bank gets €12 bln more in guarantees

HRE bank gets €12 bln more in guarantees

WestLB to seek €10 billion in state aid

WestLB to seek €10 billion in state aid

Hypo Real Estate expects heavy charges

Hypo Real Estate expects heavy charges

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Hypo Real Estate posts €3.1 billion Q3 loss

Hypo Real Estate gets first cash injection

Hypo Real Estate gets first cash injection

Germany slashes 2009 growth forecast

Germany slashes 2009 growth forecast

Munich Re boss warns German banks still under threat

Munich Re boss warns German banks still under threat

ECB joins concerted worldwide rate cuts

ECB joins concerted worldwide rate cuts

DAX plunges under 5,000 points

DAX plunges under 5,000 points

Hypo Real Estate boss Funke resigns

Hypo Real Estate boss Funke resigns

Struck slams Deutsche Bank CEO over bank bailout suggestion

Struck slams Deutsche Bank CEO over bank bailout suggestion

Berlin irked over French talk of EU bailout fund

Berlin irked over French talk of EU bailout fund

Financial crisis seen pushing Germany into recession

Financial crisis seen pushing Germany into recession

Deutsche’s Ackermann calls for European financial safety net

Deutsche’s Ackermann calls for European financial safety net

Merkel says US bailout needed to restore market confidence

Merkel says US bailout needed to restore market confidence

KfW execs sacked for ill-fated transfer to Lehman

KfW execs sacked for ill-fated transfer to Lehman

Hypo Real Estate gets last-minute rescue

Hypo Real Estate gets last-minute rescue

American financial crisis sparks German schadenfreude

American financial crisis sparks German schadenfreude

Steinbrück slams US for sparking global financial crisis

Steinbrück slams US for sparking global financial crisis

German business confidence drops again

German business confidence drops again

KfW transfer to Lehman reportedly no mistake

KfW transfer to Lehman reportedly no mistake

‘Germany’s dumbest bankers’ suspended for Lehman scandal

‘Germany’s dumbest bankers’ suspended for Lehman scandal

ECB joins US Fed to quell world markets

ECB joins US Fed to quell world markets

KfW slammed for mistakenly wiring Lehman €300 million

KfW slammed for mistakenly wiring Lehman €300 million

Merkel demands better global financial regulation

Merkel demands better global financial regulation

Analysts expect German banks to cope with Lehman’s demise

Analysts expect German banks to cope with Lehman’s demise

Steinbrück sees Germany weathering global financial crisis

Steinbrück sees Germany weathering global financial crisis

Berlin calls Lehman fallout ‘manageable’ as Frankfurt tanks

Berlin calls Lehman fallout ‘manageable’ as Frankfurt tanks

Germany urges US to find solution for Lehman Brothers

Germany urges US to find solution for Lehman Brothers

Commerzbank’s takeover of Dresdner hits shares

Commerzbank’s takeover of Dresdner hits shares

Allianz sells Dresdner Bank to Commerzbank

Allianz sells Dresdner Bank to Commerzbank

US investment group Lone Star buys IKB

US investment group Lone Star buys IKB

ECB sees euro-zone credit squeeze easing

ECB sees euro-zone credit squeeze easing

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Commerzbank profits rise despite financial crisis

German trust in banks unshaken by credit crisis

German trust in banks unshaken by credit crisis

Dresdner Bank reportedly to be sold

Dresdner Bank reportedly to be sold

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IKB posts lower loss despite subprime mess

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Deutsche Bank shares fall on profit warning rumours

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Four bidders shortlisted for stake in German bank IKB

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Deutsche Bank reportedly eyeing Citigroup German unit

Köhler calls financial markets a ‘monster’

Köhler calls financial markets a ‘monster’

Deutsche Bank drops 2008 targets after posting Q1 loss

Deutsche Bank drops 2008 targets after posting Q1 loss

Regulator reportedly seeking insider trading probe of IKB

Regulator reportedly seeking insider trading probe of IKB

Another German bank is hit by US subprime-sparked woes

Another German bank is hit by US subprime-sparked woes

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Top institutes upbeat on German economy

Saxony’s premier Milbradt resigns

Saxony’s premier Milbradt resigns

Steinbrück lauds German economy at G7 meeting

Steinbrück lauds German economy at G7 meeting

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German KfW bank boss resigns amid subprime mess

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Subprime crisis could leave German taxpayers with the bill

Germany’s BayernLB bank takes massive subprime hit

Germany’s BayernLB bank takes massive subprime hit

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Steinbrück sees financial crisis dragging into 2009

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WestLB posts loss of €1.6 billion on subprime mess

Deutsche Bank reveals more subprime-related writedowns

Deutsche Bank reveals more subprime-related writedowns

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IKB faces shareholder wrath over subprime mess

DAX surges higher on bank rescue plan

DAX surges higher on bank rescue plan

Merkel demands international rules for financial markets

Merkel demands international rules for financial markets

Merkel: Germany ‘strong’ enough to cope with financial crisis

Merkel: Germany ‘strong’ enough to cope with financial crisis

Germany moves to shore up panicky financial markets

Germany moves to shore up panicky financial markets

Berlin rejects joining US bank bailout package

Berlin rejects joining US bank bailout package

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Merkel slams “Anglo-Saxon” financial market regulation

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Merkel welcomes greater self-regulation by banks