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  • COPENHAGEN, Oct 2- Denmark's central bank said on Tuesday it had intervened in the foreign exchange market in September, becoming a net buyer of the Danish crown for the first time since March 2011. Since March 2011, it had been either a net seller of the crown or not intervening in the foreign exchange market at all.

  • COPENHAGEN, Oct 2- Danish pharmaceutical group H Lundbeck A/S and its Japanese partner, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co, have submitted an application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for approval of its antidepressant, vortioxetine, Lundbeck said on Tuesday.

  • COPENHAGEN, Sept 28- Danish banks drew 37 billion Danish crowns on Friday from a three-year lending facility offered by the central bank to help boost their liquidity and get them off state aid. The country's biggest bank Danske Bank said on Thursday it planned to draw 20 billion Danish crowns as the rate was reasonable.

  • COPENHAGEN, Oct 1- Denmark's purchasing managers index fell to 50.1 points in September from a revised 51.4 points in August, the purchase management and logistics lobby DILF said on Monday. A reading of more than 50 points indicates an increase in industrial activity while a figure below 50 signals contraction.

  • COPENHAGEN, Oct 1- Danish freight forwarder DSV. has agreed to buy Dubai- based Swift Freight, it said on Monday, with the aim of expanding in the Middle East and Africa.

  • HELSINKI, Oct 1- The following stocks may be affected by newspaper reports and other factors on Monday:. The EU Commission has informed the Finnish steel company that the divestment of its Swedish melting and coil operations may not be enough to permit the approval of the Inoxum deal with Thyssenkrupp, Outokumpu said.

  • HELSINKI, Oct 1- The following stocks may be affected by newspaper reports and other factors on Monday:. The Norwegian telecoms group is expected to raise its stake in Vimpelcom by another 3.5 percent on Monday when an option by Egyptian tycoon Naguib Sawiris' Weather Investments expires.

  • --We are affirming our' BBB-' long-term corporate credit rating on Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.. after the company completed the acquisition of Statoil Fuel& Retail ASA, a Scandinavian convenience store and motor fuel retailer.

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    Of all the many striking policy measures taken since the financial crisis, one of the most extraordinary has gone almost unremarked—the introduction of negative official interest rates by Denmark, the Financial Times reports.

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    The head of Denmark’s central bank has warned that the Danish krone is coming under intense pressure from investors seeking a haven in Europe and betting that the currency’s peg to the euro could be cracked by the crisis. The FT reports.

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