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Deutsche Bank abandons digital bank plan in strategy U-turn

German lender sees project diverting resources from innovating its offerings to clients and rebuilding infrastructure
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 05:50

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While Mr Cryan has said that the bank has enough capital to repay all of its debt four-times over, Moody's Investors Service cut the company's senior unsecured debt metric and analysts have questioned its capital position.

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While Mr Cryan has said that the bank has enough capital to repay all of its debt four-times over, Moody's Investors Service cut the company's senior unsecured debt metric and analysts have questioned its capital position.

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DEUTSCHE Bank AG chief executive officer John Cryan said Germany's largest lender is abandoning plans for a new digital bank in the US, led by Henry Ritchotte, just months after it was announced.

While the team under Mr Ritchotte developed an "excellent blueprint" for the

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