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  • LONDON, Feb 5- Ukraine's restructured Eurobonds extended losses on Friday as fears grew over the fate of the ruling coalition and its IMF bailout, though a reduction in U.S. rate rise bets continued to support other emerging assets. MSCI's emerging equity index rose 0.4 percent after shares in Hong Kong and Mumbai rose around half a percent.

  • *European Commission has proposed further reforms. *European Commission demanding answers from Volkswagen. They came close to securing a rare veto in the European parliament of a policy that had the backing of the EU's member state governments and, more grudgingly, the executive European Commission.

  • BRUSSELS, Feb 3- European lawmakers on Wednesday backed a compromise deal to reduce car emissions that will still allow vehicles to exceed official pollution limits, defying calls for more radical reform following Volkswagen's emissions-test cheating scandal. The European Commission, the EU executive, had already begun trying to close a known gap between...

  • COPENHAGEN, Feb 2- Denmark's largest financial institution, Danske Bank, plans to make its biggest ever payout to investors via a dividend and share buy-back, it said on Tuesday, after posting fourth-quarter earnings that beat forecasts. Copenhagen- based Danske Bank said it planned to pay a dividend of 8 Danish crowns per share and buy back 9 billion crowns of...

  • Negative rates in Europe offer little hope for Japan Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 8:46 AM ET

    On Friday, Japan followed the European Central Bank in cutting a benchmark interest rate below zero, imposing a penalty charge on banks who park money with the institution. Economists, however, said this tactic had seen limited success in the euro zone, Sweden or Denmark, where similar charges have been imposed to encourage banks to lend in the hope of buoying the...

  • Jan 26- Large mining projects in Greenland have mostly slowed down or been in limbo due to persistently low commodity prices and regulatory uncertainty. Greenland has been opening up to foreign companies with hopes that its vast resources in metals and minerals would help finance its ambition to become completely independent from former colonial master...

  • *Greenland seeking to develop metals, minerals. TROMSOE, Norway, Jan 26- A Chinese mining firm that took over a planned $2 billion iron ore mine project in Greenland is unlikely to develop it as long as iron prices remain low, Greenland's finance minister told Reuters. General Nice replaced previous owner London Mining, which went bankrupt, becoming the first...

  • BENGALURU, Jan 14- Economic growth is losing momentum across emerging and developed economies as is inflation, with trouble in China now the biggest worry for 2016, according to the overwhelming majority of hundreds of economists polled by Reuters around the world. Elwin de Groot, senior market economist at Rabobank, warned that the world could no longer rely...

  • UPDATE 1-Cigar maker STG set for Copenhagen IPO Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 3:07 AM ET

    COPENHAGEN, Jan 14- Swedish Match and Skandinavisk Holding plan an initial public offering for cigar maker Scandiavian Tobacco Group on the Copenhagen bourse, STG said on Thursday. The Augustinus Foundation and The Obel Family Foundation together control 51 percent of STG via Skandinavisk Holding, while Swedish Match controls the remaining 49 percent.

  • Swedish Match plans to list cigar maker STG Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 2:19 AM ET

    COPENHAGEN, Jan 14- Swedish Match and Skandinavisk Holding plan to list their cigar maker Scandiavian Tobacco Group on the Copenhagen bourse in a public offering, STG said on Thursday.

  • KALUNDBORG, Denmark, Dec 18- What do the world's largest manufacturer of diabetes drugs, the biggest industrial enzymes producer and a leading offshore power company have in common? Their success has attracted attention globally, with more than 30 corporate and municipal delegations from 20 countries visiting the town this year, including mayors from...

  • Oil at $100? 10 'outrageous' forecasts for 2016 Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Oil at $100? 10 'outrageous' forecasts for 2016

    The Danish investment bank outlines events that could have consequences on the financial landscape

  • Six years earlier, countries had bitterly walked away from global climate talks in Copenhagen without a deal. The decision to reassemble in Paris to try again at getting almost 200 countries to sign a pact on cutting carbon emissions was a gamble: another collapse could the end world's ability to forge a common approach to dealing with climate change.

  • World hails historic Paris climate accord Saturday, 12 Dec 2015 | 5:47 PM ET

    A landmark global climate accord has been presented, a "historic" measure for transforming the world's fossil fuel-driven economy within decades.

  • PARIS, Dec 12- The global climate summit in Paris agreed a landmark accord on Saturday, setting the course for a historic transformation of the world's fossil fuel-driven economy within decades in a bid to arrest global warming. "With a small hammer you can achieve great things," Fabius said as he gavelled the agreement, capping two weeks of tense negotiations at...

  • *Fabius gavels approval of climate deal within minutes. PARIS, Dec 12- The global climate summit in Paris agreed a landmark accord on Saturday, setting the course for a "historic" transformation of the world's fossil fuel-driven economy within decades in a bid to arrest global warming. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius took just minutes to declare the pact...

  • PARIS, Dec 12- Climate negotiators from key nations including India, Brazil and Venezuela signalled they would not block a landmark accord due to be discussed later on Saturday in Paris. "It is a balanced text," said Izabella Teixeira, Brazil's environment minister. Claudia Salerno from Venezuela, one of several delegates who blocked a U.N. climate deal six years...

  • *France's Fabius presents climate deal for approval on Saturday. PARIS, Dec 12- French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius presented a landmark global climate accord on Saturday, a "historic" measure for transforming the world's fossil fuel-driven economy within decades and turning the tide on global warming. Secretary of State John Kerry, in the main hall of the...

  • *France's Fabius presents climate deal for approval on Saturday. PARIS, Dec 12- French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius presented a landmark global climate accord on Saturday, a "historic" measure for transforming the world's fossil fuel-driven economy within decades and turn the tide on global warming. Secretary of State John Kerry, in the main hall of the...

  • *France's Fabius presents climate deal for approval on Saturday. PARIS, Dec 12- French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius presented a landmark global climate accord on Saturday, a "historic" measure for transforming the world's fossil fuel-driven economy within decades and turn the tide on global warming. Secretary of State John Kerry, in the main hall of the...