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Denmarks banks hope for slower pace to change

Denmark's banks hope for slower pace to change

July 2, 2012

The Danish banking sector is adapting to new requirements that mean it must hold more capital and conform to yet more rules. While few in the industry doubt that the system must be more robust, concerns are increasingly being voiced that the country’s banks are having to adjust to more stringent regulations than their EU counterparts, and at a faster pace. 

Too many cooks spoil CRD IV liquidity broth

April 23, 2012

The growing number of EU institutions intervening on the drafting of Europe’s vital new liquidity requirements is piling uncertainties on banks and capital markets.

Danske Bank

Denmark's smallest banks remain stubborn on consolidation opportunities

June 1, 2011

Danish banks are coming under increasing pressure to consolidate their fragmented sector. But debate rages over whether bigger really is better, and the jury is still out on the advisability of merging in unsettled times.

Lessons from the Danish economy

March 6, 2006

Elements of the Danish labour market model could be highly relevant across Europe, says Nils Bernstein.

Danske tries its luck in Ireland

March 6, 2006

Karina Robinson questions Danske Bank CEO Peter Staarup on the Danish institution’s Irish forays.

Tax freezes yes, baby kissing no

February 6, 2006

Danish prime minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen defends his consensus-style of leadership to Karina Robinson.

Ole Rossing

December 5, 2005

Denmark’s Saxo Bank is 50% bank and 50% technology company, says its chief information officer. He tells Dan Barnes why this hybrid has been so successful.

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