In the wake of one of the worst financial crises in history, governments across the world are moving in fits and starts to adjust financial regulation so as to stem systemic risk emanating from banking's big players.
Yet the effects of the 2008/2009 meltdown are still being felt across the global economy. The sector's problems show few signs of abating or diminishing in severity, and many critics claim that efforts to reform global banking have fallen far short of what's needed.
Chinese tech giant Huawei has been banking on particapting in 5G network build-outs around the world to boost profits and prestige. But concerns remain about its loyalty to the Chinese government. The chairman of the company tells DW that he doesn't understand what the concern is about, and that his company would never hand over data illegally to Beijing.
Neymar, Bale, Pogba, Eriksen and Dybala were each banking on a move away from their respective clubs this summer. But, with the Premier League transfer window already shut, and others not far behind, time is running out.