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"The banks and the credit markets are under pressure, but still we have had huge gains on the safe government bonds, the German and Danish bonds. It has been a safe-haven for us," Lars Rhode, CEO at ATP, told CNBC.
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"We have some disappointing developments in Russia. Sales have not been growing, and it is clearly because Russian consumers are taking longer to adjust to higher prices," Jorgen Buhl Rasmussen, CEO at Carlsberg, told CNBC.
Brewer Carlsberg warned Wednesday that profits for 2011 would be lower than expected after beer sales fell in Russia.
If the market overreacts on the plus side to any news of a Greek debt deal, here's how to trade.