The future of a merger between Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank is to be decided on 9 April as the latter pushes for a quick decision at a time when the merger seems politically unpalatable and costly due to its questionable strategic rationale.
While Germany's Finance Minister Olaf Scholz favours the consolidation of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank – giving rise to the third biggest European bank – the German government appears less eager to the entertain the idea of pouring public money into the b...


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