The Handelsblatt is a leading German language
German language
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 business newspaper, published in Düsseldorf
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 by the Verlagsgruppe Handelsblatt. It has a circulation of 145.437 daily copies. Its editor-in-chief (since April, 2010) is Gabor Steingart
Gábor Steingart
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. Verlagsgruppe Handelsblatt also publishes the weekly business magazine Wirtschaftswoche
Wirtschaftswoche is a German weekly business news magazine. “Wirtschaft” means economy and “Woche” is week. For many years, the magazine was published on Thursday, but since March 2006, this has been changed to Monday. The editorial office is at Düsseldorf....

, editor-in-chief is Roland Tichy.

Since September 2005 the newspaper has been offering an online lexicon called WirtschaftsWiki which features definitions of terms used in economics and politics. The database can be modified by any registered user.

In September 2006 the newspaper ranked all Economists working in Germany, Austria and the German speaking part of Switzerland.

In 2009, Dieter von Holtzbrinck
Dieter von Holtzbrinck
Dieter von Holtzbrinck is one of the heirs to the Holtzbrinck publishing empire, founded by his father Georg von Holtzbrinck in 1948.He was a director of the Dow Jones & Co...

 bought Der Tagesspiegel, Handelsblatt and "WirtschaftsWoche" from the Georg von Holtzbrinck Publishing Group
Georg von Holtzbrinck Publishing Group
Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck is a Stuttgart-based publishing holding company which owns publishing companies worldwide. Holtzbrinck has published everything from Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses to classics by Agatha Christie, Jean-Paul Sartre, Ernest Hemingway and John Updike...

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