Economic Structure and Context: Financial System

March 2012
Germany Country Monitor;Mar2012, p25
Country Report
The article offers information on the financial system of Germany. It states that equities and corporate debt are insignificant in the country's financial profile due to the size of its economy. It adds that there is only limited use of corporate debts as a treadable instrument despite the presence of a securitized mortgage debt called Pfandbrief. It discusses the German banking model which highlights long-term relationship banking.


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