Stockholm stock market rises for fourth day in a row

    Friday, 16 September 2011
    Stockholm Stock Exchange opened with rising stocks for the fourth consecutive day.

    Swedish house prices increased slightly, sending mixed messages in the market

    Thursday, 15 September 2011
    Real estate prices for one- or two-dwelling buildings increased by nearly 1 percent during the last three month period (June 2011 – August 2011) compared to the previous period (March 2011 – May 2011). When comparing the last three months (June 2011 – August 2011) and the corresponding period in 2010, prices increased by just under 1 percent.

    Stockholm Stock Exchange wobbles up on Wednesday

    Wednesday, 14 September 2011
    Stockholm Stock Exchange began Wednesday's trading with some falls as it looks as its natural lure continues, but then turned up.  OMXS30 index rose 0.7 percent to 884 with turnover reaching Skr1.9 billion after some 50 minutes of trading.

    Swedish house prices continue to fall

    Wednesday, 14 September 2011
    Swedish house prices continue to fall as the house bubble here gradually dissipate from a persistent astronomical growth in house prices.

    Gloom in an unclear Swedish jobs market as more layoffs announced

    Tuesday, 13 September 2011
    There is increased confusing reports about the Swedish jobs market today as some reports talk of an impressive job market while another talk of a gloom.

    Sweden seeing electricity prices down 21 percent

    Tuesday, 13 September 2011
    The unusually heavy rains and warmer weather than normal helped to knocked down electricity prices on the Nordic electricity during last week.

    Continued growth in job advertisements in Sweden

    Tuesday, 13 September 2011
    The number of job advertisements in Swedish job sites rose in August by 19 percent compared with same month a year ago.

    Stockholm Stock Exchange persistently racing to the bottom

    Monday, 12 September 2011
    Stockholm Stock Exchange opened the week's trading with a hefty decline and has now hit the lowest levels that could ever be imagined who the whole year’s performance.

    Swedish salaries negotiation are expected to raise Skr700 more

    Sunday, 11 September 2011
    In Sweden, workers are waiting to demand at least  an increase in salaries of about Skr700 extra averagely next year, if wage negotiators current being planned to follow the historical pattern proceed.

    Swedish households expects falling house prices – feast for some pain for others

    Thursday, 08 September 2011
    now as the economy begins to slacken, more and more Swedish households expect falling prices for houses and condominiums and price expectations have fallen to a record low, according to a new survey

    Stockholm bourse ended Wednesday up after three dismal days low trading days

    Wednesday, 07 September 2011
    After three trading days of negativity in the market in which the indexes ended in minus, the Stockholm stock market recoiled on Wednesday and ended up - substantially supported by positive news from Germany.

    Impressive morning call for the Stockholm Stock Exchange: Strong start

    Wednesday, 07 September 2011
    Stockholm Stock Exchange began Wednesday's trading with a sharp upturn. This follows the rend in the other leading European stock markets which also woke up with more positivity in their looks.

    Reduced VAT for restaurant dinning in Finland reportedly failed. Could constrict Swedish own similar policy.

    Wednesday, 07 September 2011
    The Swedish government wants to halve VAT for restaurant consumption next year to so as to the consumer prices in order to create jobs.

    Full reservoir puts pressure on Scandinavian electricity prices

    Tuesday, 06 September 2011
    One of the drivers to high electricity prices in Sweden was usually lack of enough water in the reservoirs. Now there are full reservoirs driven the increased rains and melting ice. Do we now hope to see falls in electricity prices in Sweden? Nah!

    Is the Stock market recovering from the Abyss on Tuesday?

    Tuesday, 06 September 2011
    Some recovery seems to be taking place in the stock exchanges across Europe after yesterday's sharp fall in share prices. The Helsinki Stock Exchange has begun the morning with an improving stock index.

    Norwegian household economic optimism falls.

    Tuesday, 06 September 2011
    Optimism among Norwegian household falls as the weariness in international economy continues to spread deeper into the Norwegian economy psyche.

    Good news for Swedish e-commerce

    Tuesday, 06 September 2011
    Swedish e-commerce continues o grow and now there is believe that its future is good as the online shopping model here hit new record despite the economy weakening.

    Frowny opening of the Stockholm stock exchange in a gloomy - looking Monday

    Monday, 05 September 2011
    Stockholm stock market open on Monday in one of the most observed gloomy look as seen in the past weeks and the indexes started falling right down.

    Swedish Forest in the Southern part of the country, growing fast

    Sunday, 04 September 2011
    Sweden is a heavily forested country but in the southern part of the country, the forest there is growing very fast.

    Swedish PC market hits bottom as sales collapse

    Sunday, 04 September 2011
    Sales of personal computers fell by as much as 30 percent in Sweden in the second quarter according to latest market observation.

    Heavy fall of the Stockholm bourse on Friday driven by bad macro economic data

    Saturday, 03 September 2011
    Friday was a dreary day on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, which saw rates fall well before the so-important U.S. macro economic data, especially so, when the numbers turned out to be worse than expected.

    Norwegian unemployment falls

    Friday, 02 September 2011
    Norway's unemployment rate fell unexpectedly to 2.7 percent in August, down from 2.8 percent in July, official figures from the Norwegian statistics office show. The number of unemployed Norwegians thus amounts to 71 344

    Depressing Swedish purchasing managers’ index spread to the Stockholm bourse as its own dexterity falters

    Thursday, 01 September 2011
    Stockholm stock exchange took a downward turn in opening trade on Thursday morning, as with other European exchanges.

    Substantial increase in new vehicle registration in Sweden in August  

    Thursday, 01 September 2011
    In August, 24,368 new passenger cars were registered in Sweden new figures show supporting the views that Swedes where still spending more on durable goods.

    Swedish industrial dexterity starts reversing

    Thursday, 01 September 2011
    The downturn in the Swedish industrial operations has begun. Purchasing managers' index fell in August, below the 50 line and is the first time since the spring of 2009 that the index fall outside the outside the growth zone.

    Stockholm Stock Exchange woke up on Wednesday with positivity on its face and initial trading in positive territory

    Wednesday, 31 August 2011
    Stockholm Stock Exchange began Wednesday with rising prices. After about a one and half hour of trading had OMXS index was up by 1.3 percent.

    Which are safest cars out there? In Sweden, Toyota Avensis and the Volvo V70 top the chart

    Tuesday, 30 August 2011
    In Sweden today, findings show that ion the whole, newer cars are much safer than older ones according to insurance group Folksam, after bouts of real crash tests.

    Stockholm Stock Exchange riding high in early Tuesday trading

    Tuesday, 30 August 2011
    Stockholm Stock Exchange woke with additional confidence after yesterday’s impressive closing. So trading in Tuesday kicked off in positive territory.

    Swedish house index rises despite uncertain real estate market

    Tuesday, 30 August 2011
    Swedish house hold purchasing power in connection with real estate purchases of smaller family houses stepped up in the second quarter, compared with the previous quarter, latest data released on Tuesday, Swedbank’s boindex show

    Powerful kickoff of the Stockholm Stock Exchange for the start of the week

    Monday, 29 August 2011
    Stockholm stock exchange took a significant step forward on Monday, joining the leading European stock exchanges, in the wake of the improvement in risk appetite that followed Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech on Friday, a rise which was boosted by a better private consumption figure in the U.S. in July than expected.

    Finance Minister, Anders Borg's criticism of Swedish banks on Saturday falls on deaf ears

    Monday, 29 August 2011
    Finance Minister Anders Borg's harsh criticism of Swedbank on Saturday has had no support, either from the Swedish central bank, Riksbank and the Swedish financial services authority Finansinspektionen.

    Record high number of stock market fraud on the Stockholm stock exchange as the market struggles

    Monday, 29 August 2011
    Already, the number of prosecutions this year alone for fraud on the Stockholm Stock Exchange is already as big as the whole of 2010, according to figures from the Swedish Economic Crimes Bureau.

    Increased Swedish retail trade increased in July

    Monday, 29 August 2011
    There was a marked increase in Swedish retail trade sales in terms of volume in July – increasing by 1.1 percent in July compared to the same month last year.

    Shareholdings in Swedish organisations continue to drop

    Monday, 29 August 2011
    Although shareholdings in various organisations in Sweden has been responsible for the wealth growth the people here have enjoyed for year, the tendency for Swedes to keep on owning stakes in organisations have gradually become unpopular.

    The price of coffee is falling but doubtful that the Swedish coffee prices will fall

    Sunday, 28 August 2011
    There is hope for cheaper coffee in Sweden this fall, since the price situation in the world has fallen. Yeah? Wrong! Some people strongly hold that this not happen.

    Stockholm stock exchange has lost Skr800 billion off its value this years alone

    Saturday, 27 August 2011
    August has been pitch black listing month in the stock market no only here in Sweden where the market has been limping since the beginning of the years, but also all over the place.

    Swedish economy being assessed as breaking sharply

    Thursday, 25 August 2011
    The Swedish economy is now slowing down sharply if analysis presented by the Swedish institute for Economic research, NIER's is to be believed.  The NIER's latest barometer shows that both industry and households are preparing for a much tougher time ahead.

    Swedish household continue to curb domestic debts as Debt Mountain starts falling

    Thursday, 25 August 2011    
    Rate of lending to Swedish households continues to slow down. Step by step the risk of a lending bubble in the housing market is gradually being attenuated.

    The Stockholm bourse opens up for the fourth consecutive day

    Thursday, 25 August 2011
    Trading on the Stockholm Stock Exchange began with the up beats mood observed since last Friday. By 10 hours Swedish time, the index of the Swedish leading shares OMX 30 was up by 0.87 percent to 924.21

    Wobbly start for the Stockholm Stock Exchange

    Wednesday, 24 August 2011
    Investors trading on the Stockholm Stock Exchange shook off both a Wall Street that closed strong and European futures, and started operation in the market on a positive out look.

    Danish real estate sector also in trouble as homes find it difficult to sell

    Wednesday, 24 August 2011
    The crisis years have had greater impact on real estate and housing market in Denmark, and this has also affected the country's banks and other lenders. These Danish problems don’t seem to be getting over.

    Hundreds duped on Tradera, an arm of eBay in Sweden

    Wednesday, 24 August 2011
    A group of scammer working on the auction site Tradera in Sweden that is associated to eBay, has managed to lure hundreds of thousands of Swedish Krona from unsuspecting shoppers.

    Foreign tourists spend more in Sweden

    Wednesday, 24 August 2011
    Foreign tourists' consumption in Sweden rose last year by 1.7 percent to over Skr87 billion.

    Stockholm Stock Exchange opens strong on Tuesday – very strong- why?

    Tuesday, 23 August 2011
    Stockholm bourse open on Tuesday morning’s opening with a very strong exuberance with most indices trading up begging our immediate question as to why such a sudden change from gloom to cheerfulness?

    Stockholm Stock Exchange: Okay the market seems to be holding – let’s watch and see…

    Monday, 22 August 2011
    Okay the Stockholm Stock market seem to be holding with the sceptical momentum it got up with on Monday. It seems it is going on as time now is post midday and the market is trading at a gain of 2.4 percent.

    Falling cotton prices could lift the pressure on clothes prices and the Swedish apparel sector

    Monday, 22 August 2011
    The financial turmoil has now beginning to infect the commodities market whereby recently the price of cotton has been observed plummeting.

    Stockholm Stock Exchange opening the week with a positive outlook

    Monday, 22 August 2011
    The Stockholm Stock Exchange opens on Monday with a gentle positive outlook probably driven by the activities in Libya. But it would take a greater of the day to know precisely the feelings in the market

    Stockholm Stock Exchange the worst performer in the Nordic region

    Saturday, 20 August 2011
    On Friday, following a gloomy period on the stick market worldwide, the Stockholm stock exchange closed with a loss. It ended the day with a fall of 1.9 percent reflecting the negativity in the market since the start id the year.

    Stockholm Stock market opens with a strong gloomy look as uncertainty persists

    Friday, 19 August 2011
    Stockholm Stock Exchange opened down on Friday morning after Thursday's disastrous fall to -6.2 percent.

    Stockholm Stock market in freefall as weary looks and nervousness grip the market

    Thursday, 18 August 2011
    Stockholm Stock Exchange continues it’s downwards match, tripped and fell heavily on Thursday afternoon and the large cap index OMXS30 was almost 6 percent down by 6 o'clock local time.

    Stockholm Stock Exchange falls heavy in early thursday trading

    Thursday, 18 August 2011
    The Stockholm Stock Exchange, as elsewhere in Europe, accelerated in the morning and started racing t the bottom. By 11 o'clock, local time, the OMXS index plummeted by nearly three percent.

    Constricted Swedish retail traders to reduce staff as uncertainty hit the sector

    Thursday, 18 August 2011
    One in five employers in the retail trade sector is planning to cut back on workers. The uncertainty in the sector has grown and this means that consumers are spending less.

    Stockholm Stock Exchange falls but the obliteration was sort of avoided in the last minutes

    Tuesday, 16 August 2011
    Stockholm Stock Exchange followed the leading European stock markets to close down on Tuesday after weak European macro economic data and nervousness ahead of tonight's political news from German and French heads of state.

    Stockholm Stock Exchange opens with a falls after German figures

    Tuesday, 16 August 2011
    Stockholm Stock Exchange open with a fall of around half a percent when trading kicked off on Tuesday morning.

    Dag eat dog in Swedish advertisement market as the saturated market leads to unethical approaches

    Monday, 15 August 2011
    Swedish advertisement market had reach a breaking point as the over saturated market had led to a high record of unethical practices. Two marketing campaigns have provoked the Swedes like no other this year. Both have broken records of complaints to the advertising Ombudsman

    Stockholm Stock Exchange closed up after a shaky trading day

    Monday, 15 August 2011
    Stockholm Stock Exchange was swaying a bit but finally closed up on Monday after an American and a Norwegian bids, both with high premiums, contributed positively to the stock market mood. Even leading indexes in Europe were also ending the day in positive territory.

    Stockholm Stock Exchange opens in positive territory

    Monday, 15 August 2011
    Stockholm Stock Exchange starts the new week on a positive territory in initial morning trade.
    After a few minutes of trading, the OMXS index was up by one percent.

    Sales of second homes in Denmark stalled

    Sunday, 14 August 2011
    Sales of second or what is known here in the Nordic as summer home have come to a stagnant point with house owners seeing that they have to wait longer for a buyer.

    Stockholm Stock Exchange turned up after starting low

    Friday, 12 August 2011
    Trading on the Stockholm Stock Exchange began with the market falling and as the minutes passed by, the OMXS index declined by 1.6 percent. The decline was in line with developments in the leading stock exchanges in Europe and Asia.

    Stockholm Stock Exchange steps up again to positive territory

    Thursday, 11 August 2011
    Stockholm stock exchange ended the day strong and when the trade was closed OMXS index rushed by 3.5 percent to 294.2 points.

    Stockholm Stock Exchange opens upward

    Thursday, 11 August 2011
    After a negative closing on Wednesday the Stockholm Stock Exchange opened on a positive footing on Thursday. Both the broad stock market indices and large cap index has risen almost 2 percent.

    Stockholm Stock Exchange opens with unseen dexterity

    Wednesday, 10 August 2011
    The Stockholm Stock Exchange which has been limping in most part of the year opened on Wednesday morning in a positive territory, challenging Mondays and last weeks gloom.

    Stockholm Stock Exchange followed the renewed market vitality and defied all doubts

    Tuesday, 09 August 2011
    Stockholm Stock Exchange traded with violent swings on Tuesday, where the market changed its face several times.

    Something is happening to the Stockholm stock exchange as it seem defying popular trend

    Tuesday, 09 August 2011
    Something is happening to the Stockholm stock exchange as it seems to be defying the fears and noises that have led to the sharp falls in London and the rest.

    Swedish energy bill could be reduced by some 20 percent if…

    Tuesday, 09 August 2011
    Hotels and restaurants in Sweden could reduce their energy bills by 20 percent if they switched to energy-efficient products, the Energy Agency has calculated.

    Stockholm Stock Exchange ended its trading where it was expected – new low for year

    Monday, 08 August 2011
    It was already known that the Stockholm OMXS index will reach record low for the year in today’s trading following the US credit downgrade.

    Swedish Krona relatively strong despite economic concerns

    Monday, 08 August 2011
    The Swedish Krona has fared surprisingly well during the growing international debt crisis. A Euro now costs around Skr9:25.  This is a significantly stronger level than during the past financial crisis.

    Denmark to lose 40,000 jobs next year if the economic crisis continues

    Monday, 08 August 2011
    On a general summation, the Danish economy is said to be okay. In the spring the general pauses of the economy showed several sectors in which the Danish economy show signs of buoyancy but in the job front the news are not that very rosy in the long run.

    Swedish households start believing in fall in house prices

    Monday, 08 August 2011
    The past months where there were indications that Swedish house prices will start reversing did not really catch up with the mood of the Swedish household.

    Danish stock market the C20 woke up negative but had now turned positive

    Monday, 08 August 2011
    After a modest decline in the Danish shares at the opening of the stock exchange in Copenhagen 20 index now the index has moves to positive and now trading at 1.39 percent.

    Experts expect the Stockholm Stock Exchange to lead the match to the bottom as Asia has initiated

    Monday, 08 August 2011
    The Asian Stick exchanges have shown the way the markets should operate as from today – race to the bottom after the USA credit down grading of last week. The markets which were already looking weary on smaller issues now have the big real uncertainty to contend with.

    Racism plagued Danish elderly home

    Monday, 08 August 2011
    Racism in elderly home is widespread and may scare employees away. Over half of all non-ethnic Danes who work in elderly care, have experienced racist comments from older people or work colleagues

    Increased Swedish production of services

    Friday, 05 August 2011
    Service production in Sweden increased in June by 5.7 percent over the same month last year, according to figures from Statistics Sweden (SCB).

    Can Europe handle the next crisis – are there tools to deal with the looming crisis

    Friday, 05 August 2011
    Following the market events on ‘red Thursday’, fingers are being pointed more to Europe's major problems than the USA. In this way, few investors believe that European continent is capable of handling the new debt crisis, especially now as the European economies falter.

    Shortages of skills force the closure of scores of pharmacies in Sweden

    Friday, 05 August 2011
    Skill shortages in Sweden are beginning to be practically visible. One simple example is the shortages of pharmacists in Sweden. This has led to the closures of pharmacies in various places across the country.

    Stockholm Stock market fall collapse to a news dangerous level

    Friday, 05 August 2011
    The Stockholm Stock Exchange that has been poorly performing since the start of this year fell more yesterday in a way that has not been seen in recent times.

    Also impressive buoyancy of the Swedish used car market

    Thursday, 04 August 2011
    The other side of the Swedish auto market is also making great strides. This is used car sector which has seen its July, sales up by 1.9 percent over the same month last year.

    Euro debt crisis and the US- created uncertainty push investors to Norway

    Wednesday, 03 August 2011
    The debt crisis in the EU and the U.S. are creating a powerful force for investors to seek Norway as a new safe heaven to keep their money.

    Norwegian terrorist attacks led to increased media consumption in country

    Wednesday, 03 August 2011
    The terrorist attacks in Oslo and the mass killing at Ut�ya increased media consumption among the Norwegian population as never seen before.

    Norwegian stores clear off war games in respect for the Fallen

    Tuesday, 02 August 2011
    A number of stores in Norway have removed violent shooting games from their shelves - out of respect for the victims of terrorist attacks.

    The Krona strengthened against the euro

    Monday, 01 August 2011
    The Swedish krona strengthened against the euro but weakened slightly against the dollar on Monday.

    Sharp declines in the Nordic stock markets

    Monday, 01 August 2011
    The Nordic stock markets ended on Monday down, like the rest of Europe, after the previous day's relative calm before the chance for a solution to America's impending financial crisis.

    Slowdown in consumption will hit Denmark hard

    Monday, 01 August 2011
    The Danish economists are lining up to lament the newly released retail trade figures for June, where consumers once again showed restraint. The figures from Statistics Denmark showed a further drop in retail sales in June at 0.2 percent.

    Danish PMI not greatly increased but points to growth

    Monday, 01 August 2011
    Danish PMI fell in July, rose by 6.7 percentage points to 55.3 of the index. This index is below the average for the second quarter.

    Swedish car sales fall as passenger cars registration shows a reduction

    Monday, 01 August 2011
    Fewer new cars were registered in Sweden in July compared with same period last year. The decrease is 3.7 percent and in July, some 19,621 new cars were registered.

    Falling Swedish Purchasing managers' index for July

    Monday, 01 August 2011
    Swedish purchasing managers' index (PMI) for services fell to 50.1 in July from 52.9 in June, writes Swedbank said in a statement.

    Falling electricity prices in Sweden in July

    Monday, 01 August 2011
    Low usage as more people go on holidays and great weather means that the price for electricity in Sweden continues to fall.

    More people where employed in Sweden in June

    Thursday, 28 July 2011
    The number people employed in June in Sweden was accounted to be around the neighbourhood of 4.754 million people aged 15-74.

    Calm in swedish mutual funds business in the summer

    Thursday, 28 July 2011
    Activity among fund investors was low in July as both the leading Swedish players in the sector Nordnet and Avanza showed.

    Growth in Swedish Retail sales for June - rose 3.4 percent

    Thursday, 28 July 2011
    Swedish retail sales rose 3.4 percent in June compared to the same month last year.

    Lower Swedish trade surplus in June

    Wednesday, 27 July 2011
    Swedish foreign trade resulted in surplus of Skr8.2 billion in June, according to latest figures from Statistics Sweden (SCB).

    Minute of silence on the Oslo Stock Exchange

    Monday, 25 July 2011
    The stock exchange in Oslo will hold a minute's silence at 12 o'clock in honour of the victims of terrorist attacks in Oslo and at Ut�ya.

    Credit Card Fraud increasingly common in Sweden

    Tuesday, 19 July 2011
    Nearly one out of ten Swedes has been exposed to a sort f scam over the past year, according to a poll conducted by pooling organisation, Sifo, commissioned Swedish television.

    Stockholm Stock Exchange continues to perform below expectation and poor result means the Exchange has to sink further

    Monday, 18 July 2011
    After a weak opening of the Stockholm Stock Exchange, trading just went down further around lunchtime on Monday. The already dismal stock market mood was even worse since Atlas Copco reported a result that did not meet expectations.

    Norway Charms Swedish teachers and they are moving there in their drove

    Monday, 18 July 2011
    Norway just seats back whenever it feels that it has skill shortages it will just turn to Sweden and entice the Swedish skills with lots of things Sweden cannot give them previously it was Swedish doctors who swamped to Norway, now it is the turn of the teachers.

    Swedish trader’s optimism comes to a halt

    Monday, 18 July 2011
    Sweden counts heavily on its small domestic market for improved economic wealth development as such sales in the domestic stores should continue to maintain the current exuberance the country’s businesses are enjoying. Or no!

    More Danes invest in job hunting abroad as jobs and career opportunities dry at home

    Sunday, 17 July 2011
    Things are tough in Denmark right now – especially in the job sector. As such the number of Danes looking for work aboard now has exploded as more Danes are brave enough to seek jobs elsewhere.

    Large housing shortage in Sweden at the moment as call for more home to be built

    Friday, 15 July 2011
    The housing shortage is increasing in Sweden and there is a direct correlation between this phenomenons and persistent rise in house prices.

    Petrol sales continue to fall in Sweden in favour of E85

    Friday, 15 July 2011
    Sales of fuel class ethanol fuel blend or the E85 increased by 11 percent in the first half of the year in Sweden, according to preliminary statistics from the Swedish Petroleum Institute (SPI).

    Average price for a Swedish home reaches an untouchable limit of Skr 2 million

    Friday, 15 July 2011
    In the past days we have been reporting a slight fall in the Swedish house prices. It turns out that the prices had risen so high that a 1 or 2 percent fall means virtually nothing.


    Swedish employment continues to increase

    Thursday, 15 September 2011
    In August 2011 the number of employed persons aged 15-74 amounted to 4 721 000 (�34 000), an increase of 111 000 persons compared to August last year.

    Higher Swedish inflation rate

    Tuesday, 13 September 2011
    Swedish consumer prices remained stable between July and August, according to Statistics Sweden. The inflation rate was 3.4 percent in August, compared with 3.3 percent in July.

    The Swedish services sector continues impressive run

    Tuesday, 30 August 2011
    The Swedish private service sector output is expected to increase by nearly five percent in the third quarter compared with the corresponding period in 2010, following growth of around six percent per quarter in the first half.

    Swedish housing market uncertainty intensifies as houses sell at snail pace

    Tuesday, 23 August 2011
    The recent turmoil in world markets may is being accounted as a factor that might also affect the interest in newly constructed homes in Sweden.

    The Libyan rebel victory expected to lower oil prices

    Monday, 22 August 2011
    The Libyan rebels' entry into the Libyan capital of Tripoli will put pressure on oil prices.

    New construction of multi-dwelling buildings continues to rise

    Thursday, 18 August 2011
    During the first six months of 2011, construction began for about 9 550 dwellings, an increase of 8 percent compared to the same period last year.

    More job opportunities in Sweden

    Monday, 15 August 2011
    At the end of last week there were 215,397 people registered as unemployed in Sweden with the Swedish Employment Service, 1076 more than the week before, but 27,039 fewer than the same week last year.

    Fall in New orders for Swedish industry in June

    Monday, 15 August 2011
    New orders for Swedish industry decreased by 1.0 percent in seasonally adjusted figures in June compared to May.

    Weaker Swedish industrial production in June

    Monday, 15 August 2011
    Swedish industrial production decreased by 3.3 percent in seasonally adjusted figures in June compared to May.

    Cloths withdrawn from Swedish shops after cancer alert

    Thursday, 11 August 2011
    Many garments sold in Swedish stores have been reportedly revoked because they contained excessive levels of cancer-causing chemicals.

    Job advertisements continue to increase in Sweden

    Tuesday, 09 August 2011
    The increase in the number of job advertisements in Swedish sites has slowed slightly compared to half a year ago, according to the Monster Employment Index.

    News oil find in the Norwegian North Sea

    Monday, 08 August 2011
    Swedish Oil and gas company Lundin Petroleum, has found new oil in the Norwegian North Sea.

    lack of key skills in Sweden dragging down the economy

    Thursday, 04 August 2011
    Nearly one in five Swedish employers who will want to employ finds it hard to get the right skills, according to a survey of 750 companies from recruitment firm Manpower.

    SCB: Import prices up in June

    Tuesday, 26 July 2011
    Import prices rose by 0.6 per cent from May to June, mainly due to higher prices of crude oil, according to statistics from Statistics Sweden (SCB).

    Shortage of Biogas in Sweden

    Tuesday, 19 July 2011
    Sweden is experiencing a shortage of biogas for vehicles. There is increasing complaint of too few supplies and poor distribution, lousy security and faulty pumps, although researchers believe that biofuel is best for the Environment

    Sweden the biggest Scandinavian producer of crude steel

    Tuesday, 19 July 2011
    Sweden is now classed 29 among the world's steel producing countries, a climb of seven places from 2009 to 2010.

    Increased suspected cases of money laundering in Sweden

    Monday, 18 July 2011
    The Swedish police receive increasing reports of the number of suspected money laundry within the country’s financial operations in the past years.


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