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    1. November 20, 2014

      Europe’s economic future depends on French reforms

      The crisis of confidence in the euro – when millions of citizens feared for their savings and virtually the entire economic...

    2. The World

      November 6, 2014

      Three things to watch at today's ECB meeting

      The European Central Bank’s governing council gathered in Frankfurt on Wednesday for its monthly meeting, which will end on...

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    1. Frankfurt as a Financial Centre

      Frankfurt is determined to rival London and New York as a financial centre. It aims to...
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    1. November 5, 2014

      The ECB confronts the dark past of its new home with sensitivity

      Beneath the European Central Bank’s new headquarters is a dank cellar that hosted one of the darkest episodes in Frankfurt’s...

    2. November 3, 2014

      Jihadis slip through Europe’s passport-free travel zone

      When Mehdi Nemmouche, a French jihadist, made his way home from the Syrian battlefield in March, he crossed borders with the...

    3. November 2, 2014

      Entrepreneurs in step with a growing venture

      Milan has carved a name for itself as Italy’s fashion and design capital. Style is in the city’s DNA and even those with...

    4. October 31, 2014

      ECB moves house after three-year delay

      The ECB’s new head quarters More than 2,600 central bankers will move house in November, when the European Central Bank...

    5. October 27, 2014

      Krona weakness reflects Riksbank dovishness

      Keep an eye on the Swedish krona. The Riksbank delivers its latest policy decision on Tuesday and given Sweden in September...

    6. October 26, 2014

      Monte dei Paschi shares tumble 20%

      Shares in Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena tumbled 20 per cent on Monday, after the Italian lender and eight of its domestic...

    7. October 23, 2014

      Amazon to open German data centres to soothe European concerns

      Amazon will offer its corporate customers the option of running internet services and holding data in Germany as it...

    8. October 21, 2014

      Whitbread to launch Premier Inn brand in Germany

      Whitbread is to launch Premier Inn in Germany, its first foray into the budget hotel market in continental Europe. The...

    9. FT Photo Diary

      October 20, 2014

      Last landing

      Fredrik von Erichsen/dpa/AP A Lufthansa aircraft lands at the Frankfurt, central Germany, airport Monday morning. The...

    10. October 17, 2014

      Frieze week satellite fairs reviewed

      This week, a galaxy of satellite fairs offer art that is more affordable than Frieze and often just as appealing. Now in its...

    11. October 14, 2014

      ANA sees London losing out to Frankfurt without new runway

      London will lose out to Frankfurt if politicians do not back a new runway at Heathrow, the chief executive of Asia’s largest...

    12. October 2, 2014

      Rocket Internet: It’s lonely out in space

      Venture capital should not go public, Peter Thiel (a US venture capitalist) declared this week. Maybe it is better to list...

    13. October 2, 2014

      Rocket Internet fizzles on market debut

      Rocket Internet, one of the most anticipated European tech listings since the dotcom bubble, disappointed on its Frankfurt...

    14. FT Alphaville

      October 2, 2014

      Rocket, missing boosters

      That’s a stock price of Rocket Internet GmbH — down 3 per cent at pixel time, but which had been down as much as 12.5 per...

    15. October 1, 2014

      Zalando underwhelms on Frankfurt debut

      Zalando left investors underwhelmed after the online fashion retailer made its debut on the Frankfurt stock exchange, with...

    16. FT Alphaville

      October 1, 2014

      Zalando: are the anti-psychotics actually kicking in?

      Study this chart carefully. It’s the first day of dealings in Zalander, the Frankfurt-listed online frock shop that claims...

    17. beyondbrics

      September 30, 2014

      Guest post: Is China serious about liberalising the renminbi?

      By Eswar Prasad, Karim Foda, and Abhinav Rangarajan China is making steady progress on its path to making the renminbi an...

    18. September 30, 2014

      Financial centres vie for slice of renminbi’s growing offshore business

      The international rise of the renminbi may be a long game – but many players are jostling for position. The currency...

    19. September 24, 2014

      Rocket Internet: red glare

      It is apt that a company called Rocket is trying to defy gravity. The German venture-capital-slash-internet-incubator group...

    20. September 18, 2014

      Partners decamp as US law firms battle it out in London

      London has become a key battleground for US-headquartered law firms after a renowned restructuring team, whose firm is...

    21. September 16, 2014

      Court lifts ban on Uber in Germany

      Uber won the lifting of a countrywide ban on its ride-sharing service in Germany when a Frankfurt court ruled that taxi...

    22. September 11, 2014

      German cabbies launch sting to serve injunction on Uber driver

      A driver for Uber, the app-enabled car service, has become the target of a sting operation by aggrieved German taxi drivers,...

    23. September 9, 2014

      Credit markets: High altitude

      What’s the worst that could happen to Lufthansa in the next five years? It is an airline – which may be enough to set nerves...

    24. September 5, 2014

      Lufthansa hit by pilot strikes for the second time in a week

      Thousands of passengers at Lufthansa saw their flights cancelled on Friday as a fresh strike by pilots took its toll on the...

    25. September 3, 2014

      Zalando float to be one of Europe’s biggest tech IPOs in years

      Zalando, the German online retailer, has confirmed plans for an initial public offering later this year, in what will be one...

    26. FT Photo Diary

      September 1, 2014

      A dogs life

      Frank Rumpenhorst/AFP/Getty A dog is seen in front of a graffiti featuring dogs in Frankfurt, Germany.   ...

    27. August 7, 2014

      Philippine stake sale fuels Rocket’s developing world strategy

      Rocket Internet, the German start-up conglomerate aiming to be the Amazon of the developing world, has been valued at €3.3bn...

    28. FT Photo Diary

      August 6, 2014

      The art of money

      Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters Graffiti depicting German Chancellor Angela Merkel and text reading “Money kills Morals” is sprayed...

    29. August 3, 2014

      A desperate Bundesbank has abandoned principle

      When Germany’s conservative central bank calls for wages to rise faster than in the past, you know that something has gone...

    30. July 30, 2014

      Germany: Bank balance

      The deputy finance minister for Schleswig-Holstein sighs and gets to his feet. On a whiteboard in his office, he draws a...

    31. July 28, 2014

      Oosten, Frankfurt

      Where: Frankfurt am Main WiFi: Yes Plug sockets: Yes Espresso: €2 Open: Mon-Thur 10am-midnight, Friday 10am-1am, Saturday...

    32. July 20, 2014

      Movers & shakers: July 21

      ● La Française has appointed Gregor Volk as head of real estate development for Germany. Mr Volk is moving from Invesco...

    33. The World

      July 16, 2014

      France's tough battle for the euro

      By Delphine Strauss in London and Claire Jones in Frankfurt If France’s government is serious about promoting use of the...

    34. The World

      July 10, 2014

      Montebourg bides his time ahead of 2017 election

      As François Hollande’s socialist government has taken a distinct turn to the right under Manuel Valls, his reformist prime...

    35. July 10, 2014

      French and Italian industrial output falls in May

      Industrial production in France, Italy and the Netherlands contracted in May, raising fresh concerns about the solidity of...

    36. The World

      July 9, 2014

      German fans' joy matched by heroes' restraint

      The front page of Wednesday's Bild When the final whistle put an end to the drubbing, the winning team celebrated with...

    37. FT Alphaville

      July 8, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      Creditors offer Argentina breathing room in debt restructuring dispute: Holdout investors who rejected Argentina’s debt...

    38. July 8, 2014

      Stocks slide as US earnings season looms

      Tuesday 21:00 BST. World equities fell sharply from recent highs as mounting uncertainty ahead of the quarterly earnings...

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