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Building Bridges – Frankfurt and Europe after Brexit. The new Financial Centre Report from Frankfurt Main Finance

The new Financial Centre Report, Building Bridges – Frankfurt and Europe after Brexit, from Frankfurt Main Finance has just been released. Designed as a magazine, the Main Metropolis is presented from varying perspectives and demonstrates the city’s strengths and the distinct characteristics that set it apart. The first section of the report is devoted to […]

Crumbs or Pie? How much will Frankfurt’s property market benefit from Brexit?

A recent study from Deutsche Bank Research has just been released which outlines the potential effects of Brexit on Frankfurt’s property market. The study examines the Financial Centre Frankfurt’s office and residential markets, current and future pricing trends, as well as trends in demand and availability. Furthermore, the analysis from Deutsche Bank compares several European […]

New edition of Banking Business in Germany

The financial crisis, extensive regulatory requirements and the impending Brexit confront the international and national banking sector with daunting challenges. Yet, uncertain as the environment may be, the German market still offers opportunities to international banks and investors keen on setting up a branch or subsidiary in Germany. The updated 5th edition of the guide […]

On the Continent Financial Centre Frankfurt Pulls Ahead

Frankfurt has taken the lead amongst the financial centres in continental Europe. In their 10-year anniversary study, Financial Centre of Frankfurt – Making Further Headway, Helaba economists found Frankfurt to be ahead of other European financial centres. Frankfurt especially leads in terms of institutions like the European Central Bank, outstanding IT-infrastructure, comparably low rent and […]

Support for Planned Merger between Deutsche Börse and London Stock Exchange from Majority of German Financial Industry

According to a recent survey of financial institutions and service providers by the Center for Financial StudiesCenter for Financial Studies, 63% of the companies surveyed are fundamentally in favor of the planned merger between London Stock Exchange (LSE) and Deutsche Börse. However, 35% of respondents would only support the merger in case of a Brexit […]

CFS Index Falls Sharply: Sentiment of Financial Institutions Reaches Low Point

Financial industry posts sharp decline in revenue and earnings growth The CFS Index, which measures the business climate of the German financial industry on a quarterly basis, falls significantly by 4.2 points to 108.7 points in the first quarter of 2016. The decline is largely attributable to the weak development of revenues and business volume […]


ICFx Frankfurt Rhine-Main Indices

The ICFx Frankfurt-Rhine-Main indices reflect the listed economic strength of Frankfurt Rhine-Main region and illustrate the region’s diverse economic structure. One can easily see the economy is strong in Germany’s third-largest metropolitan area: to start, in July 2012, the indices significantly outperformed the DAX, M-DAX, S-DAX and Tec-DAX price index over the past five years, […]

CFS Index

CFS Index Edges Down

CFS Index: Financial institutions expecting decline in revenues and earnings, despite positive quarterly results The CFS Index, which measures the business climate of the German financial industry on a quarterly basis, edges down 0.9 points to 112.9 points. The expectations deviate strongly from the current positive situation of the surveyed financial institutions and service providers. […]