The Deutsche Bundesbank is the central bank of the Federal Republic of Germany. Eurosystem monetary policy is the Bundesbank's core business area. Other core business areas include the financial and monetary system, banking supervision, cashless payments and cash operations.
The Deutsche Bundesbank was established as the central bank of the Federal Republic of Germany in 1957. The Bundesbank's Central Office is located in Frankfurt am Main and employs 3,801 of the Bundesbank's total of 9,560 staff.
What instruments are available to monetary policy makers? Why must credit institutions be supervised? And how are TARGET2 balances created? The brochure “Safeguarding stability” provides an insight into the broad range of Bundesbank topics.