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.


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.


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.

Deutsche Börse launches new online platform to inform about stock exchange trading

Explaining complex issues about the stock exchange – that’s the goal now being pursued by Deutsche Börse AG with consumer-oriented videos for both beginners and the more experienced. Many Germans shy away from making any financial investment in shares. This is the finding of a representative study on shareholder culture in Germany conducted in January […]

Michael Rüdiger, new Chairman of the Exchange Council

Michael Rüdiger is the new Chairman of the Exchange Council. The DekaBank CEO takes over from Lars Hille, DZ Bank. Michael Rüdiger was unanimously elected as the new Chairman of the Exchange Council of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on June 1st. Rüdiger is CEO of DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale and has been a member of the body […]

Research conference: measuring systemic risks

Scientists and practitioners discuss different approaches: This year’s Research Conference of the Frankfurt Institute for Risk Management and Regulation (FIRM) has focused on approaches to identify and measure systemic risks. More than 50 representatives from the domain of science and practice discussed new models from the research community on June 22nd in Mainz and tested […]

One year after the UK referendum – a Brexit balance

The surprise came overnight, and there was a rude awakening. At 2 A.M., when the first forecasts were published, it still looked like Britain would remain in the European Union. But a next look at the news reports at 6:20 A.M. made it clear: the population of the UK decided to leave, even if the […]

“Better prepared” – a discussion with actors with Brexit responsibility in the Rhine-Main region

The starting signal was sounded a year ago: the British people decided in a referendum on June 23, 2016 in favour of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union and therefore set a process in motion that can already be described as historic. The consequences are so far-reaching that even accomplished experts can hardly gauge effectively […]


New Offer: Banking Business in Germany Seminar

“Banking Business in Germany – Relocating from London to Frankfurt” is the title of an information event that will provide financial services providers with valuable support in the relocation of business units (from London) to the Financial Centre Frankfurt. Well-known speakers, like Dr. Oliver Wagner (Association of Foreign Banks in Germany), Olaf Atja Lemmingson (Frankfurt […]

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