The western city of Frankfurt on the Main River is the fifth-largest city in Germany, with around 700,000 inhabitants. It's one of the world's most important financial centers and a key industry and trade fair location.
The European Central Bank, the German Bundesbank, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and a number of major banks are all based in Frankfurt. This page collates recent DW content on Frankfurt.
The financial sector is preparing for Brexit. Large banks are leaving the City of London completely or partially and going to Dublin, Frankfurt or Paris. But one small Berlin-based Fintech startup went the other direction – it expanded in Britain. And that's not a decision its founders regret.