Germany's economy grew 1.9 percent last year boosting the budget surplus hugely, but Chancellor Merkel says the country won't take on any new debt.
The European Commission says Germany’s sound public finances mean it could put more money into public investment to boost growth.
Germany's central bank is moving faster than planned to bring much of its gold reserves to Frankfurt from storage in places like New York and Paris.
German businesses are gloomier this month according to a survey of 7,000 firms, which may or may not be linked to Trump's protectionist comments.
Inflation in Germany jumped in December - up 1.7% on the year - due to costlier energy and food while unemployment there fell more than expected.
Lufthansa pilots in Germany have said they will extend strike action again until Saturday, this time targeting long-haul flights in a long-running pay dispute.
The best outcome of Brexit talks would be to stop Brexit, that was the advice of Germany’s council of economic experts to the Chancellor.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned Britain cannot be given any special treatment to EU markets if it limits immigration.
Germany's economic growth will slow in the second half of this year the finance ministry has said due to weaker foreign demand for goods.
German unemployment was down again in August for the 12th straight month. Retail sales grew month-on-month in July, but declined from a year earlier.
There was a sharp deterioration in German business morale in August and expectations declined the most in sectors with relatively strong ties to the UK market.
Trade was the biggest factor in Germany's economy growing by 0.4 percent between April and June. as exports rose 1.2 percent. State spending and private consumption also contributed.
German factory orders unexpectedly fell in June as demand from eurozone countries plunged by 8.5 percent compared to May.
Deutsche Bank's chief economist David Folkerts-Landau wants the European Union to set up a 150 billion euro rescue fund to recapitalise European banks and address "one crisis after another".
There was an unexpected fall in exports from Germany in May and imports barely rose, further indicators of slowing growth in Europe's largest economy.
Germany is to stick to plans for a balanced budget over the next four years with Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble saying the Brexit vote changes nothing for country's economy.
Moody's has downgraded the rating on Deutsche Bank's unsecured debt. Chief Executive John Cryan said he was "very disappointed".
Germany's economy just enjoyed its best performance in two years thank to strong private consumption and increased building activity.
German industrial output was down by 1.3 percent in March but still strong for the period from January to March.
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German business morale has risen to its highest level for nearly 18 months, despite the slowdown in China, the Volkswagen scandal and more recently
German industrial orders fell for the third consecutive month in September – in particular due to weak demand from other eurozone countries. The
Deutsche Bank has announced plans for major job losses and will also scale down massively its operations worldwide, as part of a major shake-up of