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Germany first? Europe’s biggest economy looks more protectionist by the day

Germany is reportedly planning a state-owned fund to block unwanted takeovers by foreign firms. It's the latest in a string of protectionist moves.

‘You’ll all be my guests at Mar-a-Lago’: An explosive New York Times report highlights Deutsche Bank’s $2 billion in loans to ...

President Donald Trump's business practices are drawing scrutiny amid inquiries into his relationship with Deutsche Bank. Here's what we know so far.
The potential merger just got a warning sign from the ECB.

Europe’s central bank just flashed a warning for any Deutsche Bank-Commerzbank merger

"I do not particularly like the idea of national champions, of European champions," the eurozone's top financial supervisor told the Financial Times.

Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank are finally merging — but critics worry about job cuts and patchy past deals

Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank have started formal merger talks, but job losses, poor mergers in the past and existing issues have raised eyebrows.
Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing

Deutsche Bank’s stock is getting hit. Again. This time it’s because of weaker than expected earnings.

Deutsche Bank fell 2% after the bank reported earnings. The shares have had a rollercoaster ride lately, and have plunged 48% in the past year.
Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing

Barclays says talk of any Deutsche Bank merger is a red flag for earnings — and the UK bank is slashing its price targets

"Profitability may have deteriorated further in the fourth quarter, and the current strategy/targets are looking less and less viable," Barclays said.

Deutsche Bank stock surges after government looks at Commerzbank merger idea

The German government is said to be increasing its efforts to aid Deutsche Bank and is said to be looking at ways the bank could merge with Commerzbank.
A statue is pictured in front of the former head quarters of Germany's largest business bank, Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, January 28, 2013.

Deutsche Bank CFO denies it had internal talks about a merger with Swiss giant UBS — and calls such reports ‘fictions of the press’

Citing people familiar with the matter, Handelsblatt said that senior Deutsche Bank staff discussed the possibility for a tie up with UBS — which would combine the biggest lenders in Germany and Switzerland — at a strategy meeting earlier in September.
Christian Sewing, the new CEO of Deutsche Bank, speaks at the Deutsche Bank annual shareholders' meeting on May 24, 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany. Shareholders, frustrated by years of poor performance by Deutsche Bank, are calling for Achleitner to step down.

A senior Deutsche Bank banker told management the bank should break itself up

Charlie Dupree, who left Deutsche Bank for JPMorgan in June, presented his proposals to Deutsche Bank CFO James von Moltke in April. Dupree said Deutsche Bank should spin out its investment bank and consider a merger for the rest of its operations to combat its persistent underperformance.

A $525 billion German banking behemoth wants to use robots to write its research reports

Germany's second largest bank Commerzbank has partnered with Retresco, a content automation company to work on a way of creating research reports using AI.