Deutsche Bank has released its worst set of quarterly results since 2008. Management blamed restructuring measures for the losses of 2.2 billion euros, although litigation costs were also a drain on annual profits.
Will Deutsche just spin off Postbank or its entire retail operation? Either way, there are mounting fears of job losses. They could be part of a major overhaul Germany's largest bank is expected to announce soon.
Deutsche Bank has been hit with a record fine for rigging interest rates, but considers its executives exonerated. But can someone who apparently never has any knowledge of anything lead a bank, asks DW's Rolf Wenkel.
The US Federal Reserve has slammed the breaks on the German bank's plans to raise dividends and buy back shares. The central bank says its US operations are too weak to survive another major economic crisis.
An HSBC subsidiary is in the news for helping wealthy clients evade millions in taxes. So what else is new? Lots of big banks have been fined for corrupt practices in recent years, says DW's Jasper Sky.