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Publication of the study: Capital market communication for the new "Generation Share"

In cooperation with Deutsche Aktieninstitut and DIRK - Deutscher Investor Relations Verband, the Center for Research in Financial Communication publishes its study "Capital market communication for the new "Generation Share" - An empirical study of the requirements of young private investors in the communication of stock corporations and financial service providers" - a broad-based empirical study in Germany that shows the requirements of the "share generation" (investors up to 35 years of age), as well as the digital information offered by various capital market players.more


Publication of CRiFC brief study: The Instagram communication of neo-brokers

The short study investigates, how neo-brokers address young retail investors on the social media platform Instagram. The study is based on a content analysis of the Instagram communication of the three neo-brokers Trade Republic (@traderepublic), Scalable Capital ( and justTRADE (@justtrade_com).more


Publication and workshop on "Online Reporting Perspectives"

The study "Online Reporting Perspectives" is the longest continuously conducted analysis of online reporting in Germany and Switzerland. The study examines online reporting in terms of its formats, content, report communication and user experience. This year's study also includes a focus analysis on the topic of "The Sustainable CEO".more


Publication of brief study: "Declarations of conformity 2020/2021 with the Deutsche Corporate Governance Kodex"

The Deutsche Corporate Governance Kodex (DCGK) contains recommendations on good corporate governance. The short study investigates which sections and recommendations of the DCGK DAX and MDAX companies frequently deviate from and how the companies justify deviations from the Code recommendations.more


Publication of brief study: Academic education of Investor Relations Officer

This brief study examines the type and discipline of academic training for IR managers at DAX30 companies.more


Study on integrated financial communications published in Public Relations Review

The CRiFC study on integrated financial communications has now also been published in English in the journal "Public Relations Review".more