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Feb 23- Apple Inc said it would spend 1.7 billion euros to build two data centres in Europe that would be entirely powered by renewable energy and create hundreds of jobs. The company said the centres, in Ireland and Denmark, will power Apple's online services, including the iTunes Store, App Store, iMessage, Maps and Siri for customers across Europe.
Terror in Copenhagen and Paris has renewed an old debate: should free speech countries adopt or strengthen blasphemy laws?
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...
James Ashley, chief economist at RBC Capital Markets, says Denmark is a completely "different kettle of fish" to Switzerland.
*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...
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.
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.
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.
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'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.
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.
Henrik Ramlau-Hansen, CFO of Danske Bank, is positive about the company's results and discusses bank closures.
Henrik Ramlau-Hansen, CFO of Danske Bank, discusses Denmark's recent interest rate cut and how it has affected business.
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.
MOSCOW, Jan 31- 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. The economy has been hit by a sharp fall in oil prices and by sanctions imposed on Moscow for its role in the Ukraine crisis, leaving Russia facing its first year of recession...
MOSCOW, Jan 31- 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. The economy has been hit by a sharp fall in oil prices and sanctions imposed on Moscow for its role in the Ukraine crisis, leaving Russia facing its first year of recession...
Marlboro maker Altria's profit more than doubled in the fourth quarter on higher cigarette prices and lower costs for paying down debt.
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.