Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank confirmed on Sunday they were in talks about a merger.
Business Planet heads to Georgia to find out about a toy company making a difference after obtaining microfinance guaranteed.
Georgian toy company Dadari doesn't just make wooden toys it also makes a point of employing people with disabilities. Three of the firm's seven employees have special learning needs. Business Planet spoke to the firm's founder Merab Kuchukhidze to find out more about the company.
This episode of Business Planet goes to Ukraine to see how loan guarantees from the European Union are helping small and medium-sized businesses to thrive.
Trade in goods between the EU and Ukraine is growing fast. In 2017 it rose by nearly a quarter to 37 billion euros. Business Planet speaks to Hugues Mingarelli, the EU's Ambassador to the country, about the deepening ties between Europe and Ukraine.
Moves to phase out the euro’s highest-value banknote took a major step forward on Monday.
The European Commission said it had fined Mastercard following investigation into breaches of the EU's anti-trust rules
European shares are down nearly 14% and are on track for their worst year since the global financial crisis of 2008.
Santander UK has been fined €36m for failing to process funds of dead customers
An employee improperly filled in the cash machine resulting in the mix-up.
An investigation is underway into Belgian banks billions of Euro are missing which belonged to the desceased Libyan strongman Mummar Gaddafi. This comes after Belgian authorities were accused of paying out interest and dividends on Libya’s frozen bank accounts.
Yves Mersch, member of the ECB's Executive Board, unveiled the new 100 and 200 euro banknotes on Monday (September 17), saying they were more secure than the old version and easier to handle.
As old as the religion itself, Islamic banking has reached new levels of maturity in the past fifty years. It is forecast to be worth 3 trillion dollars by 2021 with Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and the UAE currently leading the market.
U.K. Government has sold 7.7 percent of its RBS shares at half the price they bought them for
Financial Times reports that the Italian and French banks are exploring a merger
Finance ministers of the 28 EU countries reach agreement
Critics fear the move will lead to a repeat of reckless lending by bankers
Deutsche Bank has blamed an 'operational error' for the accidental transfer of a whopping €28 billion.
Leading European banks have pledged to reduce financing of “extreme” fossil fuels, but who is sticking to their commitments?
European banks are safer today because they follow a single rule book. Now we need to create a safety net to protect taxpayers if trouble strikes.
There are calls for Ilmars Rimsevics to temporarily step down from his post while an inquiry takes place.
Ever since the 2008 financial crisis, the largest banks in the eurozone are closely supervised by the European Central Bank. But a new report from the European Court of Auditors says there's still room for improvement - particularly when it comes to crisis management.
Four-in-five of Denmark’s over-65s say they use online banking — far more than their peers elsewhere in the bloc.
Moldovan President Igor Dodon has accused the Constitutional Court of being "undemocratic" after it voted to temporarily remove his powers
The Dutch city tied with Milan in a vote that was then decided by the drawing of lots, diplomatic sources said.
With Brexit looming, the EU is deciding where to house two key European agencies.