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    Most countries are failing to get the basics right when it comes to enabling people to realize their full potential, a new report from the World Economic Forum has found.

  • PARIS, Jan 20- A European-led naval mission in the Straits of Hormuz- a vital shipping route for world transport that has been impacted by military tensions in the Middle East- has won more political support from countries, said the French government on Monday. The French foreign affairs ministry said the mission now had the political support of Germany, Belgium,...

  • Widening of the investigation in Estonia adds to pressure on Danske Bank, as the lender and its investors await a potentially much larger fine from U.S. authorities for its involvement in one of the world's biggest money laundering scandals. Danske, Denmark's biggest bank, admitted in 2018 that suspicious payments totalling 200 billion euros from Russia and...

  • TALLINN, Jan 16- Estonian authorities have expanded their investigation into alleged money laundering through Danske Bank's local branch to cover transfers of up to $2 billion, the Estonian prosecutor said on Thursday. Danske, Denmark's biggest bank, admitted in 2018 that suspicious payments totalling 200 billion euros from Russia and elsewhere flowed...

  • *reuters:// realtime/verb= Open/url= cpurl:// apps.cp./ Apps/econ-polls? OSLO/ STOCKHOLM/ COPENHAGEN, Jan 16- The Danish, Swedish and Norwegian economies face meager growth prospects this year and next as a slowdown that started in 2019 takes hold, a Reuters poll showed. Major regional brands include Danish jeweler Pandora, Swedish truck maker Volvo AB and budget...

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    Norway and Sweden haven't been profitable markets for Domino's.

  • Domino's in Denmark

    Iceland is a notoriously hard market for international fast-food chains to break into. Domino's is the exception — the pizza chain has the biggest market share in fast food there. But that love for Domino's doesn't extend to the rest of the Nordic bloc. In October 2019, Domino's Pizza Group, which owns stores in Iceland, Norway and Sweden, announced it's exiting its business in those markets.

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    A number of interesting projects are taking place in the area of ocean energy.

  • Premium: Danske Bank

    Danske Bank has offered 2,000 Danish employees voluntary redundancies as part of a cost cutting exercise.

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 10- Brazil's government on Friday said it was pushing ahead with plans to allow mining on tribal lands, briefing European diplomats on proposals that have drawn criticism from indigenous advocates in Brazil and overseas. The ministry said representatives of France, Sweden, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Poland, Belgium, Denmark, Slovenia, the Czech...

  • Finland and Denmark have consistently topped the United Nations' most prestigious index, The World Happiness Report. In 2019, Finland topped the list. We met with local Finns and Danes to find out what makes their homes the happiest countries in the world.

  • COPENHAGEN, Jan 9- Denmark's biggest lender Danske Bank plans to cut up to 108 jobs in Finland due to a reorganization of its unit there which employs around 2,000 people, it said on Thursday.

  • *Attack on U.S. forces in Iraq stokes fears of wider conflict. '-Trump; action' concluded'- Iran minister. LONDON, Jan 8- Oil futures fell on Wednesday from peaks hit in frenzied early trading after a rocket attack by Iran on American forces in Iraq raised the spectre of a spiralling Middle East conflict and disruption to crude flows.

  • FRANKFURT, Jan 8- RWE, Germany's largest power producer, could become a takeover target as big industry players strive to expand their renewable portfolios around the world, Goldman Sachs said in a research note on Wednesday. Following an asset swap with E.ON, RWE last year became Europe's third-largest renewables player after Spain's Iberdrola and Italy's...

  • *Attack on U.S. forces in Iraq stokes fears of wider conflict. LONDON, Jan 8- Brent oil futures were up on Wednesday but well below peaks hit in frenzied early trading after a rocket attack by Iran on American forces in Iraq raised the spectre of a spiralling Middle East conflict and disruption to crude flows. Iran's missile attack on U.S.-led forces in Iraq came...

  • *Attack on U.S. forces in Iraq stokes fears of wider conflict. '-Trump; action' concluded'- Iran minister. TOKYO, Jan 8- Oil prices were about 1% higher on Wednesday, but well below highs hit in a frenetic start to the trading day after a rocket attack by Iran on American forces in Iraq raised the spectre of a spiralling conflict and disruption to crude flows.

  • COPENHAGEN, Dec 27- About 60 investors have sued Danske Bank for 1.5 billion crowns over alleged money laundering, their lawyers said on Friday, the third such case to hit Denmark's biggest lender. Danske Bank is under investigation in several countries including the United States over 200 billion euros of payments through its branch in Estonia between 2007...

  • The decision comes as the United States pushes allies to exclude Huawei from 5 G deals, and after President Donald Trump in August offered to buy Greenland from Denmark as part of a broader strategic push into the Arctic. Tele Greenland has yet to set a date for the rollout of 5 G networks on the Arctic island, an autonomous part of Denmark. "Huawei has no mobile...

  • LONDON, Dec 19- Bond yields rose and Sweden's crown stayed ice cool on Thursday as the country became the first to raise interest rates out of sub-zero territory, while world stocks drifted off this week's record highs. While Sweden made its big move, Norway sat tight on rates, and sterling pulled out of a dive even as two Bank of England policymakers pushed for a UK...

  • STOCKHOLM, Dec 19- Sweden's central bank ended five years of negative interest rates on Thursday when it raised benchmark borrowing costs by a quarter point to zero, defying an economic slowdown and global uncertainty. Rates are still negative in the euro zone, Japan, Denmark, Switzerland and Hungary, and with the exception of Hungary, are expected to remain so for...