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  • COPENHAGEN, Feb 15- Danish police shot and killed a man in Copenhagen on Sunday they believe was responsible for two deadly attacks at an event promoting freedom of speech and on a synagogue. The prime minister described the first shooting, which bore similarities to an assault in Paris in January on the office of weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo, as a terrorist...

  • STOCKHOLM, Feb 15- Danish police said they believed the man shot dead by officers in Copenhagen on Sunday was responsible for two shootings in the city at a freedom of expression event and a synagogue which killed two people and wounded five.

  • LONDON, Feb 9- The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, slid to an all-time low on Monday as sluggish cargo demand especially from China battered sentiment. In one of the first casualties of the recent downturn, privately-owned shipping company Copenship said last week it had filed for bankruptcy in...

  • Central bank activism: What it means for rate hikes Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    Central bank activism: What it means for rate hikes

    Jens Nordvig, global head of FX strategy and co-head of global markets research at Nomura Securities International, talks about "central bank activism" and when central banks will eventually raise rates.

  • Is Denmark the next Switzerland? Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 4:20 AM ET
    Is Denmark the next Switzerland?

    James Ashley, chief economist at RBC Capital Markets, says Denmark is a completely "different kettle of fish" to Switzerland.

  • FOREX-Dollar edges up before U.S. jobs, wages data Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 3:50 AM ET

    *Euro slips, but still on track for strong weekly gains. LONDON, Feb 6- The dollar edged up against a basket of currencies on Friday as investors looked to U.S. jobs and wages data later in the day for further clues as to when the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates. "Nothing is more likely to point towards a medium-term rise in inflation than growing wages," said...

  • Is Denmark facing a speculative attack? Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 2:39 AM ET

    Denmark's central bank is reaching for bigger bazookas to battle the speculators betting it will be forced to abandon its currency's peg to the euro.

  • Denmark's central bank: We'll defend euro peg Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 1:00 AM ET
    Denmark's central bank: We'll defend euro peg

    Lars Rohde, governor of the Danish National Bank, says the central bank will do "whatever it takes" to defend the Danish krone's euro peg.

  • Will US jobs report heighten currency volatility? Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 9:48 PM ET
    Will US jobs report heighten currency volatility?

    Jeff Halley, Senior Manager FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets, says on a statistical basis, January's number tends to come in below analyst expectations.

  • Is Denmark fighting a losing battle? Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 5:53 PM ET
    Is Denmark fighting a losing battle?

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy of BK Asset Management, says she expects even more action from the Danish central bank after its fourth interest rate cut on Thursday.

  • Denmark cuts rate to -0.75% to defend the crown Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 10:28 AM ET
    Copenhagen, Denmark

    Denmark's central bank cut its key policy rate on Thursday for the fourth time in three weeks, dropping it to -0.75 percent—the same level as the Swiss National Bank's rate.

  • The future of the Danish krone Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    The future of the Danish krone

    Will the Danish central bank maintain its euro peg? Kamal Sharma, G10 foreign exchange strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, weighs in with his thoughts.

  • Danske Bank CFO: Pleased with 2014 results Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 5:20 AM ET
    Danske Bank CFO: Pleased with 2014 results

    Henrik Ramlau-Hansen, CFO of Danske Bank, is positive about the company's results and discusses bank closures.

  • Danske Bank CFO on Denmark's rate cut Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 5:20 AM ET
    Danske Bank CFO on Denmark's rate cut

    Henrik Ramlau-Hansen, CFO of Danske Bank, discusses Denmark's recent interest rate cut and how it has affected business.

  • Despite woes, Russia optimistic on economic outlook Saturday, 31 Jan 2015 | 11:29 PM ET

    Russia's economy ministry said on Saturday it expected gross domestic product to fall 3 percent this year, more optimistic than many analysts' forecasts of a 4-5 percent drop.

  • Marlboro maker Altria's profit more than doubles Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 12:01 PM ET
    Altria

    Marlboro maker Altria's profit more than doubled in the fourth quarter on higher cigarette prices and lower costs for paying down debt.

  • The case for buying negative yield bonds Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 8:25 PM ET

    Buying negative-yield bonds -- or paying for the privilege of lending money -- may look like a sucker's game, but some see the opportunity for profits.

  • Why Denmark won’t ‘pull a Switzerland’ Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 5:44 PM ET
    A Danish 2 kroner coin

    After Switzerland's surprise move to unpeg its franc, speculators are eyeing Denmark's currency peg, but the Danes likely won't follow suit, analysts say.

  • Currency war: Who will be the casualties? Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 9:45 AM ET
    An employee counts fifty euro banknotes at his desk inside a Travelex store, operated by Travelex Holdings in London.

    Central banks are in combat mode. On the front lines: Europe, Denmark, Canada, Switzerland, Peru and India.

  • UN warning: We have 76 years to rescue world Sunday, 2 Nov 2014 | 5:15 PM ET
    Exhaust flows out of the tailpipe of a vehicle.

    Governments can manage climate change but will have to cut greenhouse gases to zero by 2100 to limit risks a U.N. report said on Sunday.