Strong Financial Centre in the Heart of Europe

Qualified employees, regulatory stability, economic power, innovative strength and excellent infrastructure – the central guarantors of success of the Frankfurt am Main Financial Centre. Here, you can learn all that is worth knowing regarding the German financial metropolis in the heart of Europe.

Events

The financial sector’s top-class events demonstrate the significance of the Financial Centre Frankfurt and its international actors.

Facts & Figures

The Financial Centre Database and indicies regularly compiled by Frankfurt’s universities report on the current condition of the Financial Centre, its development and perspectives for the future.

Financial Centre Issues

Several times a year, Helaba studies and research papers are published which relevant for the Financial Centre. The current study, Financial Centre Frankfurt: Upwards with China examines the long term opportunities for Frankfurt as a Renminbi Hub.

Academia

The Financial Centre Frankfurt is also known for excellence in practical teaching and research in the fields of finance and economics. This is further proven by the close relationship between these academic institutions and Frankfurt’s banks, insurance companies and financial services providers.

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CFS Index unable to maintain record level from the previous quarter

Growth in revenues and earnings falls, though levels remain high / Financial institutions hiring again after sustained period of job cuts / Investment volume stable The CFS Index, which measures the business climate of the German financial sector on a quarterly basis, falls by 3.4 points in the first quarter of 2018, though it remains […]

CFS survey: German financial industry expects trade dispute between the US and China to escalate further

The US has decided to impose punitive tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, principally from China. For its part, China is showing little willingness to give in and make concessions. According to a recent survey by the Center for Financial Studies, the majority of the German financial industry expects the trade dispute between the two […]

2018 Europe – US Symposium: How will Brexit change the map of global finance?

Dr Andreas Dombret Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank Speech at the 2018 Europe – US Symposium of the Harvard Law School Program on International Financial Systems in Armonk, New York Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Hubertus Väth: Why I’m sticking with the “10,000”

As an economist, you calculate a lot of numbers in your life. As a communicator, you learn to value them as carriers of messages. But none of “my” earlier numbers have stirred minds and the media as much as my forecast for the “morning after”. 10,000 – calculated weeks previously for the worst-case scenario, published […]

Andreas Dombret – Living with Fragmentation: Post-Brexit Realities in Financial Services

Keynote at the AIMA Global Policy and Regulatory Forum in Dublin on March 20, 2018 Introduction Ladies and gentlemen Thank you for the kind introduction. It is a pleasure to be in Dublin and at the 2018 AIMA Forum. “Managing a fragmented world” is, in my view, a well-chosen topic. Most economic policymakers currently have […]

CEo Theodor Weimer

Theodor Weimer: Why we are championing Frankfurt

Deutsche Börse is championing Frankfurt – and this supports the city as a financial centre. And it also helps Deutsche Börse. Because these initiatives enable us to also strengthen ourselves as a listed company on the global competitive stage. However, this works the other way around too. Frankfurt as a financial centre relies on Deutsche […]