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Maersk family ousts Danske Bank chairman after scandal

06 Nov 2018

COPENHAGEN Danske Bank's largest shareholder, the Maersk family, has ousted the lender's chairman after a money laundering scandal that has also forced out its chief executive.

Iranian spy service suspected of assassination plot in Denmark - security chief

30 Oct 2018

COPENHAGEN Denmark said on Tuesday it suspected an Iranian government intelligence service had tried to carry out a plot to assassinate an Iranian Arab opposition figure on its soil.

High as a kite? Danish cannabis firm StenoCare shares surge on debut

26 Oct 2018

COPENHAGEN Danish cannabis firm StenoCare sparked a stock market stampede on Friday as investors rushed to buy into its shares on their debut, driven by enthusiasm for the therapeutic benefits of its products. | Video

Shares in Danish cannabis oil firm StenoCare to debut on Friday

26 Oct 2018

COPENHAGEN Danish cannabis oil firm StenoCare will make its stock market debut on Friday, aiming to take advantage of a recent surge in investor interest in a substance that is still banned or restricted in many markets. | Video

Danske Bank was behind large share of Estonian cross-border payments in 2008-2015: central bank

22 Oct 2018

COPENHAGEN Danske Bank, which is involved in a 200 billion euro ($230 billion) money laundering scandal in Estonia, processed a large share of the country's cross-border payments between 2008 and 2015, its central bank said on Monday.

Russia says Denmark has not asked for help in Danske case

10 Oct 2018

COPENHAGEN Danish and Estonian financial crime agencies have not asked Russia to help investigate a massive money laundering scandal at Danske Bank involving Russian and other account holders, Russia's financial monitoring service told Reuters on Wednesday.

Danske shares slide as U.S. criminal inquiry spooks investors

06 Oct 2018

COPENHAGEN Danske Bank's deepening money laundering scandal dragged its shares to a four-year low on Friday as Denmark's biggest bank sought to calm investors over the impact of a U.S. criminal investigation into its Estonian branch.

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