A Crashing Deutsche Bank Scrambles To Assure Markets That It Is “Fine”
- A Crashing Deutsche Bank Scrambles To Assure Markets That It Is “Fine”
by Tyler Durden, http://www.zerohedge.com
With Deutsche Bank stock plunging to fresh all time lows in early trading after Merkel reportedly ruled out state aid the embattled German lender, the bank found itself in the unenviable position of once again having to defend its balance sheet to avoid further stock price declines, especially as doubts mounted if the German government response was due to a pre-emptive request for aid. DB quickly tried to squash such speculation when a bank spokesman said that “CEO John Cryan at no point asked the German Chancellor for the government to intervene in the U.S. Justice Department’s mortgages case.”
He added that Deutsche Bank will solve its problems without relying on help from Berlin, Germany’s flagship lender said on Monday. The market remains unconvinced: shares in Germany’s biggest bank hit a record low of 10.62 euros on Monday…
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