Stock trading in Asian markets was choppy after the ECB decided on Thursday to step up monetary policy measures to boost inflation and growth in the Eurozone. DW spoke with Commerzbank chief analyst for Asia, Hao Zhou.
ECB governors have signalled greater confidence in the eurozone economy following a meeting of the central bank's rate-setting council. Policymakers dropped language of boosting the ECB's massive bond-buying program.
Investor Warren Buffett's real estate arm has entered into a franchise deal with a firm that sells high-end Berlin apartments. But one property analyst told DW that the billionaire may have missed the property boom.
Germany's central bank earned €2 billion more than it spent last year, doubling its profit compared with the previous year and contributing a nice windfall to the government budget after a meagre 2016.
Policymakers from the US Fed, the European Central Bank and the Bank of England have described the recent sell-off in stock markets as a healthy correction, saying this won't knock them off their monetary policy path.
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