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  • Richard Clarida, PIMCO

    Global uncertainty is driving investors to U.S. bonds, but avoid shorter maturities, Pimco's Richard Clarida says.

  • REYKJAVIK, Feb 17- Workers at Rio Tinto's unit in Iceland voted to block exports of aluminum from the Hafnarfjordur plant in the southwest of the North Atlantic island due to a long-running dispute over wage contracts. A bigger strike on the same issue, which would have closed operations at the smelter, was narrowly avoided in December over fears that Rio Tinto...

  • OSLO- STOCKHOLM, Feb 16- Norwegian officials called the school guards "extra supervision." A record 163,000 refugees arrived in Sweden and the far right is vying for top spot in polls. In Denmark, the anti-immigration Danish People's Party is the second largest in parliament.

  • *Financial lead, led by banks. *JPMorgan jumps after CEO Dimon ups stake. Feb 12- Wall Street staged a comeback on Friday, led by a rebound in beaten-down financial and energy stocks after five straight days of a grueling rout on fears over the health of the global economy and the banking sector.

  • *Treasury sells $15 billion of 30- year bonds at auction. NEW YORK, Feb 11- U.S. "In our view there is a mini-financial crisis impacting Treasury prices," said Bo Christensen, chief analyst at Danske Invest in Copenhagen, Denmark.

  • *Other sectors monitoring case for guidance on pricing methods. BRUSSELS, Feb 10- Leading shipping container groups Maersk, MSC and 13 other companies have offered to change their pricing practices to settle an EU antitrust probe and stave off possible fines, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The European Commission opened an...

  • PARIS, Feb 9- French water and waste group Veolia said on Tuesday it is talks to install a flood prevention system in the city of New Orleans that was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.. Veolia innovation director Laurent Auguste said a study will be carried out jointly with Swiss insurer Swiss Re and that Veolia- which operates the main New Orleans waste...

  • Experts say GPS is vulnerable to signal loss from solar weather effects or radio and satellite interference or deliberate jamming, which South Korea experienced from North Korea in recent years. France, Norway, Germany and Denmark have closed their transmitters. George Shaw of the GLA cited "cost-related" issues in Europe for pulling the project, leading the...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • New Harbour is a 17th-century waterfront, canal and entertainment district in Copenhagen

    Denmark's parliament passed its "jewelry bill" on Tuesday, which allows for the confiscation of refugees' valuables to pay for their stay.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Denmark contemplates seizing migrants' valuables

    The Danish parliament debates whether to introduce measures to take away refugees' possessions.