Annette Weisbach is a Frankfurt-based reporter for CNBC covering Germany and the ECB with more than 10 years' experience in business news.
As a trained economist and former investment banker she also covers international events and the occasional European summit.
Annette spends most of her time reporting about what is crucial for an international audience from Germany, speaking to policymakers in Berlin and business leaders across the country.
Annette joined CNBC in 2009. She studied economics and political science in Frankfurt, Moscow and London and speaks French and Russian in addition to her German mother tongue and English.
The lender's share price is tumbling, revenues are declining and that despite many big U.S. banks posting record profits.
The European Central Bank (ECB) is set to hold steady this week as recent economic indicator points towards a slowdown of the euro zone economy.
Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) made history by electing its first ever female leader, but now the hard work must begin to reunite a party punished in the last election.
Christian Sewing, who is currently co-deputy chief executive officer of Deutsche Bank, will replace John Cryan as CEO.
Those market participants expecting an end to the European Central Bank's stimulus program in September could be mistaken, according to a member of the central bank's Governing Council.
"It will take some time before we all understand how the game needs to be played when you’re a public company," Rovio CEO Kati Levoranta said.
Plans to prepare the euro zone for the next financial crisis are not moving fast enough, the Governor of the Bank of France François Villeroy de Galhau told CNBC Wednesday.
VW's group CEO says he wants to see how German politicians react to the threat of import tariffs.
With ECB President Mario Draghi likely to display a dovish tone again, there might be growing disagreement in the Governing Council.
European automakers have urged President Donald Trump to abandon his plans to impose a retaliatory tax on car imports from the EU.