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Since 2008, Frankfurt Main Finance has been the financial center initiative of the leading financial center in Germany and the euro zone. Its more than 60 members include the State of Hesse, the cities of Frankfurt and Eschborn, numerous well-known financial market players and their service providers as well as private and public universities.

DVFA monthly question: Tendency towards more passive than active fund management

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In the new monthly question from the German Association for Financial Analysis and Asset Management (DVFA), the investment professionals surveyed were asked to assess the global trend away from active fund management towards more passivity and its consequences.

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CFOs remain optimistic despite crises and risks: upturn in sight

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The Deloitte CFO Survey for spring 2024 shows a cautious recovery in the German economy, with domestic market sectors benefiting while export-oriented sectors continue to suffer from uncertainties.

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ISSB publishes taxonomy on digital sustainability

Member, News, Sustainable Finance

The IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Taxonomy of the ISSB. This new taxonomy offers investors and lenders worldwide an efficient analysis of sustainability-related financial information.

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KPMG study- Digital Assets in Germany 2024

Member, News

The study “Digital Assets in Germany 2024” focuses on the asset class of digital financial products such as crypto assets. It sheds light on various aspects, including attractive investment trends, the types of investors active in the market and the growth prospects that investors still see in the market. The comparison with the previous study provides insights into changing behavior patterns and attitudes, particularly with regard to risk assessment.

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KPMG study- Digital Assets in Germany 2024

Member, Member, News, News

The study “Digital Assets in Germany 2024” focuses on the asset class of digital financial products such as crypto assets. It sheds light on various aspects, including attractive investment trends, the types of investors active in the market and the growth prospects that investors still recognise in the market. The comparison with the previous study provides insights into changing behaviour patterns and attitudes, particularly with regard to risk assessment.

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DVFA monthly question: Generational capital is generally welcomed

Financial Centre, Member

In the latest monthly question, DVFA Investment Professionals were asked what they think of the German government’s pension package and the “generational capital” it contains to support state pension funding. “Of course, the longest journey begins with the first step. For many investment experts, however, the discussion about funded pension provision feels about as old as this proverb by Lao Tzu,” says Roger Peeters, CEO of DVFA, describing the results of the survey. “‘Too late, too little’ was the tenor of many of the comments we received. On the other hand, the opinion clearly prevailed that the start that has finally been made is more important than the individual criticism of the concept.”

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Future of the European Banking Ecosystem 2035

Financial Centre, Financial Centre, Member, Member

At a pivotal era of digital and regulatory evolution, the European banking sector anticipates significant shifts. Insightful collaboration between industry leaders and academics has led to four scenarios forecasting the industry’s transformation, highlighting digital banking, decentralized finance, and ESG regulations as key factors. This analysis offers a strategic blueprint for navigating the future.

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Gender investment gap: less capital for female startup founders

Member, TOP-NEWS

The study by FMF member Ernst & Young entitled “Gender Investment Gap: Female startup founders receive much less money than men” shows that only 5% of the startups funded in 2023 had all-female founding teams, which received only 2% of the capital. This underlines the urgent need to promote equal opportunities in startup funding.

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Fintech 2023: Development at a glance

FinTech, FinTech, Member, Member, News, News, TOP-NEWS

In 2023, fintech companies recorded a decline of 31% in investments to 113.7 billion dollars, compared to 164.1 billion dollars in the previous year, according to the results of the “KPMG Pulse of Fintech” for the second half of 2023.

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Increased investment in cyber security required

Member, News, TOP-NEWS, Uncategorized

Security is at the heart of innovation: in the face of rising cyber risks, companies around the world are increasing their investments in cybersecurity. Geopolitical uncertainties, regulatory developments and financial losses caused by cyber attacks are driving budgets in the German market by at least 5%.

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