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  • *Market awaits ex- FBI director's testimony to Congress. LONDON, June 8- Gold slipped on Thursday after the euro lost ground against the dollar and as investors awaited the outcome of Britain's national election and testimony from former U.S. The euro declined after the European Central Bank cut.

  • *Market awaits ex- FBI director testimony to Congress. LONDON, June 8- Gold edged lower on Thursday after the euro lost ground against the dollar, but the move was modest as investors awaited the outcome of Britain's national election and the testimony from former U.S. The euro declined after the European Central Bank.

  • LONDON, June 8- Gold drifted on Thursday as investors stayed on the sidelines waiting for the outcome of the European Central Bank meeting, Britain's national election and testimony from the former U.S. Those and other uncertainties are providing good support to gold, which is likely to eventually resume its rally even if it extends its correction lower in the...

  • COPENHAGEN, June 7- The biggest wind farm in sub-Saharan Africa is ready for launch but will remain idle until next year as Kenya's government has not yet installed the transmission lines needed to get the clean power to customers, the provider of the turbines said. Danish wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems installed 365 turbines at Lake Turkana in the hot...

  • COPENHAGEN, June 7- The biggest wind farm in sub-Saharan Africa is ready for launch but will remain idle until next year as Kenya's government has not yet installed the transmission lines needed to get the clean power to customers, the provider of the turbines said. "The challenge is now to get the wind farms connected to the grid and that is indeed a project which is...

  • LONDON, June 2- Washington's withdrawal from a global pact on climate change might give U.S exports a competitive advantage but supporters of the deal will struggle to respond with any carbon tariffs due to the complexity of keeping them within international trade rules. But the Paris deal sets no penalties for withdrawal and says efforts to ensure...

  • LONDON, June 2- Washington's withdrawal from a global pact on climate change might give U.S exports a competitive advantage but supporters of the deal will struggle to respond with any carbon tariffs due to the complexity of keeping them within international trade rules. But the Paris deal sets no penalties for withdrawal and says efforts to ensure...

  • *May ease pressure on China to make more CO2 cuts. SHANGHAI/ SINGAPORE, June 2- The U.S. decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord has bolstered China's stature and diplomatic power, and could help Beijing achieve longer-term ambitions to upgrade its economy and dominate lucrative new industries. China- the world's biggest source of climate-warming...

  • WASHINGTON, June 1- President Donald Trump on Thursday will announce his decision on whether to keep the United States in a landmark global pact to fight climate change, after a source close to the matter said he was preparing to pull out of the Paris accord. An American withdrawal, promised by Trump during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, would deepen a rift...

  • According to an EU paper, member states will be asked to decide on new homes for the European Medicines Agency and the European Banking Authority by October 2017. Leading contenders to house the EMA are already jockeying for position, with Spanish Health Minister Dolors Montserrat setting out the case for Barcelona to host the agency during a visit to Brussels...

  • OSLO, May 11- Nordic budget airline Primera Air has agreed to buy eight of Boeing's new 737 MAX aircraft for more than $950 million at list prices, and has an option to buy an additional four planes, the companies said on Thursday. Primera Air, which is Icelandic owned but based in Copenhagen, currently operates nine planes, all Boeing, serving European destinations.

  • Moller-Maersk reported net profit ahead of most analysts' forecasts Thursday but added its performance was unsatisfactory.

  • Shoppers look at 'lucky bags' containing luxury watches displayed outside a store on January 1, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan.

    There’s no cheap date in Zurich and running costs an arm and a leg in Copenhagen. If that gets you down, move to Wellington.

  • Chinese companies are interested in oysters choking up the Danish shoreline that have ignited social media interest in China.

    Every crisis is an opportunity. And for Chinese businesses, the current one of stubborn oyster intruders overrunning parts of the coast of Denmark is spelling fortune and feasts.

  • COPENHAGEN, May 3- Shares in Novo Nordisk, the world's biggest maker of diabetes drugs, surged on Wednesday as the Danish firm beat operating profit forecasts for the first quarter and nudged up its full-year target. Analysts had expressed concerns that U.S. pharmacy benefit managers' demands for bigger discounts, along with President Donald Trump's attacks on...

  • COPENHAGEN, April 27- The European Union will reach a free trade deal with Britain after the country leaves, the bloc's trade commissioner said on Thursday. "It's uncharted territory but I'm sure we will solve it. We will have a free trade agreement, that is for sure, " Cecilia Malmstrom told a conference in Copenhagen.

  • COPENHAGEN, April 27- Danish energy group DONG Energy posted first quarter profit below analyst expectations on Thursday, with the lack of any wind farm divestments so far this year proving a drag. With the upcoming 50 percent divestment of its Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea and the construction of its Race Bank farm off the east coast of England, DONG...

  • LUXEMBOURG, April 26- When Mohamed al-Khalaf escaped from Syria and won asylum in Luxembourg last year, his wife and children stayed behind in Raqqa, the hub of Islamic State's so-called Caliphate. But first, Luxembourg officials said, they must see the family's passports and a document, certified by President Bashar al-Assad's administration, to prove...

  • Not fearful of 2017 outlook: Novozymes CEO

    Novozymes CEO Peder Holk speaks about earnings, adding that he believes that the company will return to its historical growth rates of 6-7 percent.

  • *New law in Denmark forced end to Uber service there. COPENHAGEN, April 18- Uber Technologies sees opportunities to expand in the Europe Union, despite withdrawing its ride-hailing service from Denmark and facing the possibility of an EU court ruling that could mean tougher rules for the firm, an Uber executive said. "I am typically rather excited about some of the...