The European Central Bank is relocating its headquarters to Frankfurt, Germany. The modern structure is flushed with light and full of stories. But not all of the ECB's staff will be pleased with the new surroundings.
Japan's central bank has surprised analysts by reinforcing its monetary easing program aimed at fueling growth. The move came just after the US Federal Reserve's decision to wind down its own stimulus scheme.
Fracking could prolong Germany's supply of fossil fuels and make the country less dependent on imports, says the gas industry. But experts argue over whether it's worth the risk to people's health and the environment.
Russia's central bank has announced it's raising its main lending rate by a higher-than-expected margin. Officials said the move was necessitated by a weak ruble and high inflation as Western sanctions hit the nation.
The European Union has launched a trade dispute at the World Trade Organization to challenge what it feels are Russia's unjustified tariffs on many imports from the bloc. Brussels said Moscow did not stick to WTO rules.
The Hungarian prime minister has announced that his government is scrapping a plan to introduce a tax on the use of the Internet. The move comes in the face of mass street demonstrations against the plan.
Japanese electronics giant Sony has reported a whopping net loss for the July to September period on weaker-than-expected results in emerging markets. It said its smartphone business fared worst.
Newspapers find it difficult to make money online, and German publishers are no exception. They want Google to pay for displaying their articles. But the attempt has backfired.
The idea is unusual: using theater to get people out of unemployment. Sandra Schürmann, founder of Jobact, is doing just that. In her interview for DW, she explains how that works.
For tax evaders, the risk of being uncovered has escalated. An agreement governing the international exchange of data will bring a little more justice, says DW's business editor Henrik Böhme.
Patents don't always make sense - they are costly and product details must be revealed.
EU brokered talks between Russia and Ukraine succeed
Ukraine, Russia and the EU have signed an agreement for Ukraine to purchase new Russian natural gas and pay off old debts with EU and IMF funding. The agreement comes just as winter is beginning in Ukraine.
The ECB is being encouraged to emulate the US Federal Reserve and pump more liquidity into the economy by means of asset purchases. The ECB is planning to ramp up its bond purchases.
Lawmakers in Argentina have passed a bill to attract more foreign investment, offering longer concessions to oil companies. The country is trying to boost domestic oil production and reduce reliance on costly imports. The Vaca Muerta shale formation is one promising source.
Strikes at Lufthansa and Air France KLM have cost the carriers huge amounts and affected millions of passengers. But giving in to pilots' demands may not be an option.
More than 50 countries have signed an agreement at a Berlin conference aimed at stopping tax evasion. Countries, including Switzerland and the Cayman Islands, say they will share information on accounts.
Back in 2012, Deutsche Bank co-CEOs Jürgen Fitschen and Anshu Jain promised to reinvent Deutsche Bank. More than two years later, the bank is still losing money and paying out big employee bonuses.
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