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Shares in FC Copenhagen owner boosted by takeover talk

08 Jan 2019

COPENHAGEN Shares in Parken Sport & Entertainment , owner of soccer club FC Copenhagen, climbed on Tuesday as its main shareholder confirmed media reports about investor interest in buying the business.+

Danske Bank elects new chairman to steer bank through crisis

07 Dec 2018

COPENHAGEN Danske Bank elected the favored candidate of its top shareholder as its new chairman on Friday to help steer the Danish lender through a multi-billion euro money laundering scandal.

Danske owners to vote on chairman to steer bank through crisis

07 Dec 2018

COPENHAGEN, Dec 7 Danske Bank shareholders meet on Friday to elect a new chairman they hope will help steer Denmark's top lender safely through a multi-billion euro money laundering scandal that has caused outrage at home and abroad.

Danske investors bank on Maersk clan to chart course through crisis

05 Dec 2018

LONDON/COPENHAGEN Danske Bank's top investors are looking to Denmark's Maersk family to steer the country's largest lender through the turmoil of a 200 billion euro ($227 billion) money laundering scandal.

Danish central bank must act soon to bolster crown's euro peg - analysts

05 Dec 2018

COPENHAGEN Denmark's central bank must begin purchases of the crown currency this month because it has weakened against the euro to its lowest level in almost three years, analysts said.

Money laundering could affect financial stability, Danish central bank warns

30 Nov 2018

COPENHAGEN A money laundering scandal at Danske Bank involving billions of euros of suspicious flows is serious enough to potentially affect the country's financial stability, the central bank warned on Friday.

Danish pensions boss quits after criticism of past tax schemes

26 Nov 2018

COPENHAGEN The chief executive of Danish pension fund ATP has decided to step down following criticism of the tax policies at a banking business when he was at the helm around a decade ago.

Discontent with Danske Bank high, but poll shows sentiment improving

23 Nov 2018

COPENHAGEN Discontent among Danske Bank customers remains high, although sentiment improved slightly in the last month as the Danish bank moved to address a 200 billion euro (177.06 billion pounds) money laundering scandal, figures from Voxmeter show.

World News

As shutdown lingers, Pelosi pushes Trump to delay State of Union address

With the partial U.S. government shutdown dragging into its 26th day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address - a move that could deny the president the opportunity to use the pageantry of the speech to attack Democrats in their own chamber over the impasse.