Annette Weisbach

Reporter, CNBC


  • Is August an Underestimated Crisis-Prone Month? Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 8:18 AM ET
    Protestors escape tear gas fired by policemen in Athens.

    For Angela Merkel there are few things which are as set as her summer holidays. She always leaves Berlin for two weeks with her invisible husband for a hiking holiday in the Tyrol Alps.

  • German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble

    Europe needs to be prepared to help Greece more in future in order to fuel economic growth in the country,  German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told German magazine Spiegel in a interview when asked whether Greece needed a European Marshall Plan.

  • German banks want incentives to buy new Greek bonds once the old ones mature, to keep the country afloat, according to representatives of the Association of German bankers.