The European Central Bank (ECB) and the financial Supervisory authority Bafin prefer supposedly a merger of the German Bank with a major European financial institution, and not with the Commerzbank. The financial services Bloomberg and Reuters reports, and invoke familiar with the matter people. Commerzbank is too small to make in the event of a merger of a difference for the Deutsche Bank, is quoted an Insider: “It makes currently no sense.”

The share price of Deutsche Bank increased on Wednesday temporarily by more than 8 percent. The title quoted as high as for almost five weeks and were by far the largest course winner in the German standard value of the Dax index; the Index itself rose only minimally.

Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank and ECB did not want to comment on the information. In the case of the Bafin first of all, no one was reached for comment.

in The financial market been circulating for months, speculation about a looming possible merger of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank. The CEO of the Deutsche Bank, Christian Sewing, and had given Considerations in the direction of a merger in the past, always a rejection. The Bank had to make in the next twelve to 18 months your homework first and that he wanted to deal then with such options.