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  • *Italy's Northern League says: "It's our turn". LONDON/ BUDAPEST, June 24- Britain's vote to leave the European Union fired up populist eurosceptic parties across the continent on Friday, giving fresh voice to their calls to leave the bloc or its euro currency. Right-wing and anti-immigrant parties in the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and France demanded...

  • *Italy's Northern League says: "It's our turn". LONDON/ BUDAPEST, June 24- Britain's vote to leave the European Union fired up populist eurosceptic parties across the continent on Friday, giving fresh voice to their calls to leave the bloc or its euro currency. Right-wing and anti-immigrant parties in the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and France demanded...

  • Brexit

    The U.K. has spoken: It has decided to end its relationship with the European Union.

  • *Chairman raises prospect of break-up of company. *Head of shipping business promoted to group CEO. COPENHAGEN, June 23- Danish shipping and oil group A. P. Moller-Maersk could split up into separate companies, its chairman said on Thursday after naming Soren Skou, the head of its container business, as chief executive.

  • COPENHAGEN, June 23- Danish shipping and oil group A. P. Moller-Maersk could be split up into separate companies, its chairman said on Thursday after naming Soren Skou, the head of its container business, as chief executive. He was speaking after company veteran Skou, 51, was appointed to replace Nils Smedegaard Andersen as group chief executive.

  • COPENHAGEN, June 23- Danish shipping and oil group A. P. Moller-Maersk has appointed Soren Skou, a company veteran who heads its container shipping business, as chief executive to steer it through a historic downturn in both its key markets. Skou, 51, replaces Nils Smedegaard Andersen who has been in the job since 2007.. The change comes just days after the grandson...

  • If the U.K. voted to exit the EU, currency traders would likely dump the pound and send funds into the dollar, FX pros said.

  • * "The industry is really suffering"- Maersk board member. LONDON, June 21- Denmark's Maersk Line is fighting to remain the world's no.1 container shipping carrier as a wave of mergers and acquisitions, particularly in Asia, creates new challengers trying to grab a bigger share of a depressed market. However, it faces Chinese rivals with global ambitions as well as...

  • *Germany, Britain make up almost half decline in 2014. BRUSSELS, June 21- European Union greenhouse gas emissions fell in 2014 to their lowest level since 1990, although the bloc said more diesel vehicles had increased carbon dioxide on its roads and significant cuts were needed. Germany and Britain led the way, accounting together for some 45 percent of...

  • STOCKHOLM/ OSLO, June 20- A British exit from the European Union could make life harder for the central banks of Scandinavia, whose room to maneuver on monetary policy is already squeezed by record low interest rates and the backwash from the neighboring European Central Bank. One scenario would be Brexit sparking a rush by foreign funds to relative safe havens...

  • Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference on interest rates- 1830 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting. FRANKFURT- Germany's Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann speaks at the Joint Symposium of the Bundesbank and the Foundation Monetary Stability- 1400 GMT.

  • Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference on interest rates- 1830 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting. FRANKFURT- Germany's Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann speaks at the Joint Symposium of the Bundesbank and the Foundation Monetary Stability- 1400 GMT.

  • June 14- Novo Nordisk's top-selling diabetes drug Victoza cut the risk of heart attack, stroke and cardiovascular death by 13 percent in a closely watched study, but the result disappointed investors who had hoped for more. The stock fell around 5 percent in Copenhagen on Tuesday. "To me, the impressive thing about this trial is the consistency across clinical...

  • BRUSSELS- Economic Dialogue and exchange of views of European Parliament with Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem- 0700 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Parliament exchange of views with Jonathan Hill, European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union- 1300 GMT. SOPOT, Poland- European Central Bank Executive Board...

  • BRUSSELS- Economic Dialogue and exchange of views of European Parliament with Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem- 0700 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Parliament exchange of views with Jonathan Hill, European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union- 1300 GMT. SOPOT, Poland- European Central Bank Executive Board...

  • MONTREAL- Canada's Finance Minister Bill Morneau to meet press. FRANKFURT- Germany's Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann speaks at the Cash Symposium 2016 in Frankfurt- 0700 GMT. SOPOT, Poland- Sweden Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will participate in a debate on "The development of the financial sector and its effect on the economy" MONTREAL- Organisation for...

  • MONTREAL- Canada's Finance Minister Bill Morneau to meet press. FRANKFURT- Germany's Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann speaks at the Cash Symposium 2016 in Frankfurt- 0700 GMT. SOPOT, Poland- Sweden Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will participate in a debate on "The development of the financial sector and its effect on the economy" MONTREAL- Organisation for...

  • MONTREAL- Canada's Finance Minister Bill Morneau to meet press. FRANKFURT- Germany's Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann speaks at the Cash Symposium 2016 in Frankfurt- 0700 GMT. SOPOT, Poland- Sweden Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will participate in a debate on "The development of the financial sector and its effect on the economy" MONTREAL- Organisation for...

  • MONTREAL- Canada's Finance Minister Bill Morneau to meet press. FRANKFURT- Germany's Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann speaks at the Cash Symposium 2016 in Frankfurt- 0700 GMT. SOPOT, Poland- Sweden Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will participate in a debate on "The development of the financial sector and its effect on the economy" MONTREAL- Organisation for...

  • Breakfast roundtable discussion with Slovakia central bank Deputy Governor Jan Toth to discuss the macroeconomic trends of the region, monetary policy of the European Central Bank and boosting growth and investment. ELTVILLE AM RHEIN, Germany- European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio and Governing Council members Jens Weidmann and Philip...