Deutsche Börse presents new sustainability index

Frankfurt They don’t like baking small rolls at Deutsche Börse, one of the largest European exchange operators. “We are convinced that the Dax 50 ESG will become the standard for sustainable investments in Germany,” said Stephan Flägel on Wednesday in Frankfurt. He heads the index division at stock exchange subsidiary Qontigo, which among other things […]

Bloomberg weak, Biden strong – morning briefing

Good morning dear readers, the American version of democracy says that billionaires are replacing billionaires as presidents. At least that was the hope of the media-heavy Michael Bloombergwho went to the US yesterday “Super Tuesday” belated entry into the pre-election campaign – for the Democrats against Donald Trump, It’s a New Yorker’s fight against a […]

US hedge fund Elliott joins Twitter

Paul Singer The head of the US hedge fund Elliott is known for his actionism. (Photo: REUTERS) new York Paul Singer struck again. The head of the US hedge fund Elliott Management is said to have bought a larger share of Twitter shares and is pushing for changes, US media reported over the weekend. Accordingly, […]

Brudermüller’s strategy is put to the test

BASF boss Martin Brudermüller Frankfurt Measured against the panicky mood on the capital markets due to the corona virus, the numbers and forecasts of chemical giant BASF have a calming effect. After an almost 30 percent drop in operating profit last year, the Ludwigshafen-based group is forecasting an approximately stable operating profit and moderate sales […]

Chemical company surprises with strong fourth quarter

BASF in Ludwigshafen The group suffered above all from the weak auto industry and the trade conflict between the United States and China. (Photo: AFP) Frankfurt BASF surprisingly increased earnings significantly in the fourth quarter. Adjusted operating profit (EBIT) increased by a good 23 percent to 765 million euros, as the chemical company announced on […]

Bund is gearing up against Corona – Morning Briefing

Good morning dear readers, the number of Corona cases in Germany rises rapidly. Authorities reported 21 more infected people yesterday. In North Rhine-Westphalia alone there are around 1000 people in domestic quarantine, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said yesterday that the situation had “worsened significantly”. From the federal government’s point of view, various measures are conceivable […]

Leverkusen continues the European trip

MWith an impressive performance, Bayer Leverkusen moved into the round of 16 of the Europa League and positioned themselves as one of the favorites. Leverkusen won 3: 1 (1: 0) on last night at last year’s Champions League quarter-finalist FC Porto, after the 2-1 in the second round first leg a week ago, the progress […]

Dax closes 400 points in the red

Dusseldorf The descent of the Dax accelerated on Thursday. The leading German index closed the sixth consecutive trading day in the red and closed trading at a loss of 3.2 percent at 12,367 points. The daily low was even at 12,212 points, all 30 DAX values ​​were weaker from trading. The price decline also continued […]

Financial markets remain in panic mode – Dax slips more than 300 points

Dusseldorf Investors can forget the hope of a quieter trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Today’s Thursday, the Dax loses 2.5 percent in midday trading and slips to 12,454 points. The daily low is even 12,442 points, a drop of 333 points compared to the previous day’s close. The leading German index showed resistance for […]

Bayer stays on course and promises profit growth – the flash analysis

Leverkusen Bayer AG presented the figures for the fourth quarter and for the full year 2019 this Thursday morning – the flash analysis: Operationally, Bayer remains on track and has fully met its own goals and the expectations of the analysts. A positive signal is that the promised growth has been achieved in all three […]