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.

Primärmarktkonferenz 2018 des Deutschen Aktieninstituts. Im Bild Christoph Heuer, Head of Equity Capital Markets Goldman Sachs International

IPOs in the crosshairs: reflecting on Deutsches Aktieninstitut‘s Primary Market Conference 2018

2018 should be the strongest year for IPOs in a long time. Thus, the Deutsches Aktieninstitut focused its primary market conference on current questions and developments regarding the topic of initial public offerings. On January 30, at the Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof near Willy-Brandt-Platz, 60 attendants from companies, banks, legal firms and consultancies met for an […]

“Mr. Financial Centre turns 75”

If Lutz Raettig did not exist, Frankfurt would have to invent him. The financial centre on the Main and the financial centre initiative Frankfurt Main Finance owe much to Lutz Raettig. Since 2005, he has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Morgan Stanley Bank AG in Frankfurt. From 1995 to 2005, he served as […]

Deutsche Börse makes strides towards future in Frankfurt

Deutsche Börse will expand the historic stock exchange building in the heart of the Main Metropolis into the Financial Centre Frankfurt’s communications center and a point of contact for the general public. The protected landmark, home to the renowned trading floor and Frankfurt’s Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK Frankfurt), will be the symbolic heart […]

CFS Survey: Financial industry does not believe bitcoin price trend is justified / Clear support for stronger regulation

The price of one bitcoin rose from around USD 1,000 in early 2017 to almost USD 20,000 by December. With several peaks and troughs in the meantime, by mid-January bitcoin had shed around 40% of its value. According to a recent survey by the Center for Financial Studies, the majority of the German financial industry does not […]

CFS Index reaches highest level since the start of the financial crisis

Financial industry reports: Strong growth in revenues and earnings / Employee numbers on an upward trend / Investment volume declines slightly, but remains at a high level The CFS Index, which measures the business climate of the German financial sector on a quarterly basis, rises by 5.9 points to 120.1 points. This hugely positive development can primarily […]

Financial Centre Frankfurt belongs to most secure cities in Europe

The Safe City Index 2017, conducted by The Economist, ranks the Financial Centre Frankfurt 4th in Europe and 11th globally, in a comparison of 60 cities. The Financial Centre Frankfurt scored top ratings in the categories health, digital security and personal security on a European, as well as on a global scale, ratings which are […]

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