Union Crown Prince in speech duel – Morning Briefing

Good morning dear readers, the political Ash Wednesday presents the amazed audience with the task, the many Union skier to rate at their “Holiday on Ice”. There is Friedrich Merzwho – contrary to what is claimed – made his Kehraus speech in Thuringia shows team spirit, of course only if he is in charge. There […]

Bayer chief overseer Werner Wenning resigns his position early

Leverkusen A change of timing is pending at the chemical and pharmaceutical group Bayer: at the end of April 2020, Werner Wenning, the longstanding chairman of the supervisory board, will step down from his post. His successor is already certain: It is the accountant Norbert Winkeljohann who has been on the board of the Leverkusen […]

This is how expensive climate neutrality is for companies in Europe

Dusseldorf For the newly elected BP boss Bernard Looney, the first public appearance in his new position was child’s play. After months of demonstrations by angry activists outside the company’s headquarters in London, the oil company’s former downstream manager was allowed to say things that his predecessor Bob Dudley would never have said. “We have […]

Are government debts an end in themselves?

SShould the state incur more debt? This question moves people in the public debate on the black zero and debt brake. In his farewell speech as President of the American Economic Association, Oliver Blanchard gave a simple answer: If the real interest rate is below the overall economic growth rate, then the state should take […]

Company day care center, company apartment and Co.: What employees should know

Dusseldorf She only wanted to stay for two or three years, then switch to the next career station. Valerie Andre has now been living in Ludwigshafen for 29 years. The Frenchwoman rose to work for the chemical company BASF there and is now part of the management team in the Material Physics division. After graduating […]

Europa League: Leverkusen wins against Porto

ZWhite unusual hits at the video proof premiere in the Europa League have given Bayer Leverkusen the chance of reaching the round of 16. After a goal with double video correction by Lucas Alario (29th minute) and a penalty goal by Kai Havertz (57th) in the second attempt, the Bundesliga club defeated last year’s Champions […]

Dax marks new record high – Bayer and BASF shares lose after US judgment

Dusseldorf All good things come in threes, is a popular saying. This does not seem to apply to the German stock market. After three new record highs in the past week, the leading German index marks another new record. In the first hour of trading, the Frankfurt benchmark was up 0.4 percent at 13,794 points. […]

Bayer and BASF to pay millions in America

eAn American jury sentenced the agricultural chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer and the chemical company BASF to millions of dollars in damages in the legal dispute over the weed killer Dicamba. In total, the two companies are expected to pay peach farmer Bill Bader from Missouri $ 265 million. This is divided into 15 million […]

Alba wins basketball cup against Oldenburg

Alba Berlin has overcome its final trauma and set Bayer 04 Leverkusen’s record with its tenth cup triumph. Thanks to an increase in performance in the second half, the capital city club beat the EWE Baskets Oldenburg in front of their home crowd 89:67 (40:43) in the final on Sunday evening. It was the first […]

US court imposes high million fine on Bayer and BASF

Orchard The U.S. court considers it proven that the weed killer Dicamba has destroyed parts of an agricultural area. (Photo: AP) Dusseldorf Bayer has to go to court in the US for a Monsanto product. A Missouri court has ordered Bayer and BASF to pay a plaintiff farmer a total of $ 265 million for […]