DEUTSCHE DISASTER PLAN: Merkel 'preparing' emergency bailout for leading German bank
The bank's chief executive John Cryan today said that state support "out of the question for us".
But high high-ranking officials in Berlin, Brussels and Frankfurt are working on a contingency plan, should the bank come to a point where it can't raise needed funds from markets, according to Die Zeit.
It comes after US authorities asked Deutsche to pay a $14billion fine (£10.5bn) over a mortgage scandal from the financial crisis.
The sum is almost as much as the lender's entire value.
The reported rescue plan would see Deutsche sell parts of its business to other financial... read more
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