Denmark forced to back up second bank

The National Bank of Denmark has provided emergency liquidity to another of the country's banks, it emerged Monday.

In a statement to the Copenhagen Stock Exchange, ebh bank said: "Since 11 September, the bank has noted an increase in the pressure on liquidity reserves. In this connection a number of banks and the central bank secured the needed liquidity so that ebh bank will be able to continue the current operation."

The bank employs 350 people and had Dkr3.6 billion ($710m) in deposits at