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COPENHAGEN Denmark's government proposed a fiscal policy on Thursday that it hopes will keep the economy from expanding too fast, but its parliamentary ally is pushing for increased welfare spending that could cause growth to accelerate.
COPENHAGEN, Aug 24 Denmark wants to reduce the tax on equity investments, copying a Swedish and Norwegian model as it aims to encourage more companies to list their shares in Copenhagen, its business minister told Reuters.
COPENHAGEN Denmark decided to turn down an offer last year from Chinese mining company General Nice Group to buy an abandoned naval base on Greenland due to security concerns, sources involved in the decision said.
COPENHAGEN, March 30 Denmark may relax its strict ban on foreigners buying holiday homes in a bid to boost demand in rural areas, Finance Minister Kristian Jensen told Reuters on Thursday.
COPENHAGEN, March 10 Danish pension firms are lobbying against a regulator's proposal that would force them to give customers detailed forecasts on future payout and risk, offering instead to set standards themselves, the Danish Insurance Association said on Friday.
COPENHAGEN Oil and shipping conglomerate A.P Moller-Maersk could land a deal with the Danish government on oil and gas operations in the North Sea within days, political sources with knowledge of the negotiations told Reuters on Tuesday.
COPENHAGEN Denmark would not oppose Britain trying to turn itself into a tax haven to woo companies after it leaves the European Union as it would put pressure on EU countries to increase their competitiveness too, the new foreign minister said.
COPENHAGEN Denmark must adopt reforms to expand the workforce this year or a shortage of workers in some areas will dampen economic growth in the future, Economy Minister Simon Emil Ammitzboll told Reuters in an interview.
COPENHAGEN Denmark's new liberal government could move to deregulate taxi laws, transport minister Ole Birk Olesen told Reuters, a move that would help Uber [UBER.UL] to challenge opposition from industry and union supporters in parliament.
COPENHAGEN, Dec 1 Denmark's new liberal government could move to deregulate taxi laws, transport minister Ole Birk Olesen told Reuters, a move that would help Uber to challenge opposition from industry and union supporters in parliament.
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