House of Finance News

Joint Research Conference of Institute for Banking and Financial History, House of Finance and SAFE on "Lehman - 10 years after" at Goethe University[more]

Harold James, Princeton University, will hold the Visiting Professorship of Financial History at Goethe University Frankfurt’s House of Finance this year. The professorship is endowed by Metzler Bank and Friedrich Flick Förderungsstiftung. Harold James is Claude and Lore Kelly Professor in European Studies, Professor of History and International Affairs, and Director of the Program in...[more]

Growth in revenues and earnings falls, though levels remain high / Financial institutions hiring again after sustained period of job cuts / Investment volume stable The CFS Index, which measures the business climate of the German financial sector on a quarterly basis, falls by 3.4 points in the first quarter of 2018, though it remains at a healthy level of 116.7 points. The decline can be...[more]

EU will have to make concessions in future negotiations with the US[more]

SAFE and Goethe University participate in the EU-funded project EURHISFIRM[more]

The price of one bitcoin rose from around USD 1,000 in early 2017 to almost USD 20,000 by December. With several peaks and troughs in the meantime, by mid-January bitcoin had shed around 40% of its value. According to a recent survey by the Center for Financial Studies, the majority of the German financial industry does not believe this price trend is justified – 81% of respondents agree...[more]

Financial industry reports: Strong growth in revenues and earnings / Employee numbers on an upward trend / Investment volume declines slightly, but remains at a high level The CFS Index, which measures the business climate of the German financial sector on a quarterly basis, rises by 5.9 points to 120.1 points. This hugely positive development can primarily be attributed to the high...[more]