FRANKFURT, April 25 Germany's biggest lender
Deutsche Bank is considering whether to raise capital
by as much as 5 billion euros ($6.91 billion) this year to cope
with European stress tests and new capital rules, Handelsblatt
newspaper reported, citing no sources.
No decision has been made yet by the bank, the paper added,
citing banking sources.
A spokesman for Deutsche Bank declined to comment on the
Last year, the bank had raised 2.96 billion euros by selling
90 million shares.
($1 = 0.7236 Euros)
(Reporting by Christoph Steitz and Alexander Huebner; Editing
by Stephen Coates)