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German economy grows at record pace before second wave of pandemic

30 Oct 2020

BERLIN The German economy grew by a record 8.2% in the third quarter as higher consumer spending and exports helped Europe's largest economy to recover partly from its worst-ever recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, data showed on Friday.

German unemployment falls sharply before partial lockdown

29 Oct 2020

BERLIN German unemployment fell much more than expected in October and demand for job protection schemes kept declining as the labour market in Europe's largest economy continued to recover from the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

UPDATE 1-Germany pushes up 2021 debt plans to finance new coronavirus aid - source

28 Oct 2020

BERLIN, Oct 28 German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz is planning to take on "much more debt" than initially planned next year to finance new coronavirus aid measures and help companies survive the second wave of the pandemic, a government source said on Wednesday.

Merkel plans 'lockdown light' to slow infection wave in Germany - Bild

27 Oct 2020

BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel is planning a "lockdown light" that will focus on closing bars, restaurants and public events to slow a second wave of COVID-19 infections in Germany, Bild newspaper reported on Monday.

Scholz will Wirecard-Konsequenzen ziehen - "Gesetzentwürfe sind fertig"

07 Oct 2020

Berlin Die Bundesregierung hat sich auf erste Konsequenzen aus dem milliardenschweren Wirecard-Bilanzskandal verständigt.

Wirecard scandal drives German coalition to tighter oversight

07 Oct 2020

BERLIN Germany's coalition government agreed a package of reforms to financial and accounting rules aimed at avoiding another Wirecard scandal on Wednesday, but opposition lawmakers said it lacked detail on scope and timing.

UPDATE 2-Wirecard scandal drives German coalition to tighter oversight

07 Oct 2020

BERLIN, Oct 7 Germany's coalition government agreed a package of reforms to financial and accounting rules aimed at avoiding another Wirecard scandal on Wednesday, but opposition lawmakers said it lacked detail on scope and timing.

EXCLUSIVE-German coalition agrees tighter oversight after Wirecard scandal

07 Oct 2020

BERLIN, Oct 7 Germany's coalition parties have agreed a package of reforms to financial and accounting rules aimed at avoiding another Wirecard scandal, a document seen by Reuters shows.

Bundesregierung zieht erste Konsequenzen aus Wirecard-Bilanzbetrug

07 Oct 2020

Berlin Die Bundesregierung hat sich auf erste Konsequenzen aus dem milliardenschweren Wirecard-Bilanzskandal verständigt.

Dip in German industrial output casts doubt on strength of recovery

07 Oct 2020

BERLIN German industrial output edged down in August following three months of relatively strong increases, suggesting the recovery in Europe's largest economy from the coronavirus shock is starting to lose steam.

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