This was entirely expected but can it get any better for Angela Merkel? She also celebrated her 60th birthday this week. In a example of German efficiency, stamps commemorating the World Cup win went on sale Thursday.
Speaking in France’s Le Monde he says that Europe needs a strong France and that he has a relationship of trust with ex French finance minister Pierre Moscovici and that they have always worked well together. Les Echos says Moscovici … Continue reading
I bet France are looking for more cooperation from Germany than the other way round German fin min Wolfgang Schaeuble met France’s fin min Michel Sapin in Berlin today
Not only did Germany beat the world on the football pitch, their beating the world in financial markets today. The German DAX is at a session high, up 0.9%, and is best-performing developed market in the world today. Some people … Continue reading
And so we move on to the big one. The greatest sporting final on the planet. For the yanks, a World championship that actually includes the rest of the world Back in the day a simple system of spies were … Continue reading
In deepest darkest Germany, where the cold black walled fortress of the Bundesbank sits, there’s going to be a little party. This weekend the Bundesbank is opening up to the German public for a fun filled two day festival. There … Continue reading
No surprise. Expect German net general government burden to gradually decline to closer to 65% of GDP in 2017 from 74% in 2013. They forecast the German economy will expand by 1.8% in 2014 and 2.0% in 2015.
UBS analyst Geoffrey Dennis says yesterday’s 7-1 loss to Germany was so crushing that it upends the widely held theory that loss at home in the World Cup would be a positive for the country’s financial markets. A defeat, the … Continue reading
Additional comments coming out from German fin min Schaeuble and while he dismisses linking any moving of goal posts to the pact he agrees that Italy and Germany are in line on the need for reforms to boost growth. He … Continue reading
A draft EU statement seen by Bloomberg, on growth and budgets has been presented to European ministers and in it it asks the commission how structural reforms will affect the flexibility debate. The Italians keep pushing for more flexibility within … Continue reading