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.

Refinitiv Webinar

Compliance and Sustainability – Value creating third-party risk programmes Webinar description: “Following a survey of 1,800 global third-party risk professionals, we are hosting a two-part webinar series to review the findings – focusing on the relationship between compliance and sustainability, and the impact on third-party risk programmes. In the first webinar we explored the reasons […]

China Policy Update by Dentons and China Europe International Exchange

In terms of level playing field engagement in international cooperation, governments are seeking different measures. The German Foreign Trade and Payments Act—to be put in place this summer—is one of these policies. Who is affected by the decision? What does it mean in detail? Learn more in the China Policy Update provided by Dentons and […]

What will the post-COVID era look like in Africa? What are the challenges and opportunities?

Our partner Casablanca Finance City will host a webinar on the challenges and opportunities that the post-Corona era provides for Africa: Lockdown may progressively be lifting in Africa but its impact will live on. Casablanca Finance City is bringing together international experts and representatives from companies operating in Africa, to discuss the outlook and prospects […]

German-British Chamber of Industry & Commerce Webinars

The German-British Chamber of Industry and Commerce invites you to a webinar series and online discussions. It starts with the topic “UK – The Corona-crisis and the impacts on Brexit” on friday, May 15th 2020, 8.00am UK time.

Lockerungen der Corona Maßnahmen in Hessen: Kinder auf dem Spielplatz

Hessian state government decides to open hair salons, playgrounds and cultural facilities

Minister President Volker Bouffier: “We are easing restrictions where we can justify them.” The state government of Hesse decided today to relax corona restrictions following a video conference with Chancellor Angela Merkel and the ministers president on Thursday, 30 April 2020. Beginning on 4 May 2020, hair salons and barbershops, museums and zoos, among others, […]

Unprecedented slump in CFS Index

The CFS Index, which measures the business climate of the German financial sector on a quarterly basis, slumps by -15.4 points to 98.8 points. This is the sharpest decline on record since the index surveys began in 2007 and the first time the index has fallen below the neutral line of 100 points since 2009. Expectations of […]