House of Finance News

Vice President of Goethe-University advises Financial Supervisory Authority[more]

Thomas Wieser demands more democratic legitimacy and risk sharing in the European Union Is the current trend towards re-nationalization in the European Union an “accident on the road” or a development that will prevail? Thomas Wieser, President of the Eurogroup Working Group and of the Economic and Financial Committee of the European Union stated at a SAFE Policy Lecture on 30 May that...[more]

According to a recent survey by the Center for Financial Studies, Germany’s financial industry is predominantly expecting Donald Trump’s presidency to have a negative or at best a neutral impact. This applies equally to effects on global economic growth and the economies of Europe and Germany. Over 40% of the surveyed financial institutions and service providers clearly anticipate negative...[more]

Financial institutions limit job cuts and increase earnings growth – Service providers report slower growth in revenues, earnings and investments The CFS Index, which measures the business climate of the German financial sector on a quarterly basis, falls by just 0.7 points to 113.6 points. The resulting persistently high level is based on contrasting tendencies. The financial institutions...[more]

Scholars at the Research Center SAFE comment on current financial market topics The Research Center SAFE has recently started a Policy Blog that enriches the range of information provided on its website. The blog addresses readers from politics, regulation, academia, media and the general public and complements the publication series and event formats of the SAFE Policy Center. The blog...[more]

The Quantitative Marketing and Economics (QME) Conference, which has taken place at many of the U.S. top universities since 2003 (e.g. Harvard, Stanford, Chicago, MIT), will come to Europe for the first time this year. The conference offers a platform for research at the intersection of marketing, economics and statistics and will take place at Goethe University on September 1st-2nd,...[more]

Inconsistencies across regulatory rules should be removed / Regulatory standards should not be used as means of international competition Shortly before the meeting of G20 finance ministers in Baden-Baden on 17 and 18 March, the T20 Task Force on Financial Resilience presents its recommendations towards increased financial resilience in times of growing...[more]

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