New German Loan Rules Weigh on Mortgages, Bank Profits

Critics say German regulations represent an overreaction to 2008 financial crisis. FRANKFURT—A new rule on mortgage lending is being credited with a sharp decline in mortgages in Germany, sparking debate about the optimal amount of bank regulation eight years after the financial crisis.

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