The Bundesbank has nine regional offices; located in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Hanover, Leipzig, Mainz, Munich and Stuttgart. They, in turn, are in charge of the Bank's 35 branch offices. Each regional office is headed by a President who reports to the Bundesbank's Executive Board.
With regard to establishing a new or expanding an already existing entity domiciled in Germany, the German supervisory authorities stand ready to discuss the pertinent issues.
Current statistical data of the Bundesbank in the form of time series for display and download as CSV- or SDMX-ML-file.
Here you will find information on the bank sort code file and on the bank sort code update service. You can also download the bank sort code files.
In the press area, you will find press releases, speeches, guest contributions and interviews with Bundesbank Executive Board members as well as further press materials.
Journalists have access to a password-protected press area.
The Bundesbank published various studies and conference proceedings, resulting from the research activities of its employees and guest researchers.
The main refinancing operations, with a weekly frequency and a maturity of one week, are the most important monetary policy instrument used by the Eurosystem for money market management.
The Eurosystem conducts monthly longer-term refinancing basic tender operations with a three-month maturity in order to steady the supply of liquidity and to assist banks which are active in the money market in the security of their operations.
The Eurosystem may conduct fine-tuning operations in order to smooth unexpected liquidity fluctuations rapidly.