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Economic output likely to be unchanged overall at end of 2019

20.01.2020

In the Bundesbank’s estimation, the German economy is likely to have stagnated in the final quarter of 2019. The two-speed development of the economy continued, according to the latest Monthly Report.

Economic output likely to be unchanged overall at end of 2019
Contactless payment becomes the norm

15.01.2020

In Germany, 32% of the holders of contactless debit cards such as girocard are now taking advantage of the opportunity to pay “on the go”. This is the outcome of a survey commis-sioned by the Bundesbank. “Contactless payment has thus become a fixture of daily life,” according to Bundesbank Executive Board member Burkhard Balz.

Contactless payment becomes the norm
German economy expands for tenth consecutive year

16.01.2020

Initial figures from the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) indicate that the German economy expanded for the tenth consecutive year in 2019. However, momentum has tailed off: GDP growth was only 0.6% on the year, following a year-on-year uptick of 1.5% in 2018.

German economy expands for tenth consecutive year
Customers on a shopping street
Households have financial assets worth €6.3 trillion

17.01.2020

The financial assets of households in Germany increased by €67 billion in the third quarter of 2019 and now amount to roughly €6.3 trillion. These financial assets consist, in particular, of low-risk assets like currency, deposits and claims on insurance corporations and pension funds.

Households have financial assets worth €6.3 trillion
Buch at the New Year’s reception of the Cologne Chamber of Industry and Commerce
Weidmann calls for a hard line on Libra
Households expecting just a moderate rise in inflation
Weidmann: “Climate policy is not the responsibility of central banks”
Annual Report 2018: The press conference
Information film about the Campus project
Start frame of the image film "Money Museum"
The Money Museum introduces itself
Euro reference rate of the ECB to the US dollar
Interest rates
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