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Volkswagen predicts ‘lousy’ first quarter

April 5, 2004

In the wake of a tough market and a poor reception for its new-look Golf, German carmaker Volkswagen has revealed a downbeat outlook for 2004 and announced plans to cut expenditure by 10%. Yet, it seems, analysts are still sceptical. Geraldine Lambe reports.

Stuttgart gains ground

April 5, 2004

In Germany, the profitable niche of a regional rival is giving Frankfurt’s Deutsche Börse a run for its money. Jan Wagner reports from Stuttgart.

Peculiar powers for policing

November 3, 2003

Jan Wagner reports from Frankfurt on the unique powers of the German financial regulator but finds that its approach has not prevented banking troubles.

Getting Germany back on track

February 2, 2003

Rolf Breuer expands on how Europe's largest economy can regain sustained and vigorous economic growth.

Are Dresdner's days numbered?

September 2, 2002

All signs point to Allianz dismantling the once powerful Dresdner Bank, says Jan F Wagner in Frankfurt.

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