For decades, the US-German economic relationship has looked watertight. That's not quite the case anymore according to a new survey that says US companies are less willing to invest in Germany compared to two years ago.
Whatever is behind the recent plunge in foreign investment in Germany, the country needs to work on its infrastructure and digitization strategy to stay strong, according to a new report by KPMG.
German financial regulator BaFin has formally ordered Deutsche Bank to do more to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing, taking the unprecedented step of appointing a monitor to oversee the lender's efforts.
The United States has become less attractive as a location for German businesses with a trade conflict between the EU and the US not fully resolved, the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany has found in a poll.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will have to strike the right balance on her upcoming trip to China amid mass protests in Hong Kong. But this should be an easy task for her, says DW's Frank Sieren.
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