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Swedish finance minister, Anders Borg gives Swedbank a stark warning

Sunday, 28 August 2011

Instead of designing saving plans, Swedbank is to spend billions on share dividends and share repurchases. “Irresponsible,” says Swedish Finance Minister, Anders Borg, and warns the bank in strong terms.

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 show falling prices. Yeah? Wrong! Some people strongly hold that this not happen.


What to do with the Saab brand name should the company finally goes bankrupt…

Sunday, 28 August 2011
Chances that Saab automobile will finally go bankrupt are still not far from the equation of those analysing the direction of the company. Therefore, increased analysis is being determined on how the Saab brand will be managed in case the company finally collapse.

Former right-wing arrested in Oslo fears he might have collaborated with Breivik

Sunday, 28 August 2011
A former neo-Nazi has been arrested in Oslo on suspicion of illegal possession of weapons.

Violent clash in Sweden between far right and opponents in which a Sweden Democrats parliamentarian is seriously beaten


    Saab automobile’s Bankruptcy might not wipe out the company but restructure it

    Friday, 26 August 2011

    Saab automobile is having it really hard to meet its operational expenses such as paying its employees and suppliers, but this company seem to have an underlying secret. It continues to keep up itself and not falling into bankruptcy. Why and how...read on

    Denmark’s Løkke announces election Date amidst economic woes

    Friday, 26 August 2011

    At a hastily called news conference at Marienborg, the Danish Premier Lars Lokke Rasmussen told all
    Danish premier, Lars Løkke Rasmussen at 11 o’clock Swedish time, made the announcement all have been waiting for – date for elections. He gave a short statement confirming that the election will be held on September 15.

    Impressively strong Swedish exports - Net trade surplus of goods increased in July

    Friday, 26 August 2011
    Exports
    Swedish trade balance showed a surplus of Skr12.2 billion in July, according to latest data from statistic Sweden.  In the same month in 2010, the net trade balance stood at Skr 9.4 billion.

    Feeling the Swedish political pulse: Four Swedish political parties fall below parliamentary threshold

    Friday, 26 August 2011

    Four Swedish smaller political parties have now fallen below parliamentary threshold and if election were to be held today they will be out of the parliament

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

    Thursday, 25 August 2011 

    Saab can’t pay salaries for doing nothing as salaries delayed again

    Thursday, 25 August 2011
    Signs are that the Saab automobile is doomed and there is nothing emerging from somewhere.
    Swedish economy being assessed as breaking sharply

    Depression starts affecting Swedish export managers



    Danish economy continues to dig deeper and deeper as the state incurs a deficit of Dkr85 billion

    Wednesday, 24 August 2011

    Danish Prime Minister, Løkke Rasmussen

    “Sweden will never in my life time adopt the Euro,” Tommy Waidelich, Social democrat economic policy maker

    Wednesday, 24 August 2011
    Tommy Waidelich, Social Democratic economic policy spokesman

    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.

    Ikea Founder, Ingvar Kamprad was deeper a Nazi than previously thought. Swedish secret police had to monitor him for fear of his radicalism.

    Tuesday, 23 August 2011

    It is an open secret that Ingvar Kamprad had a past as a Nazi sympathizer. But that the Swedish security police set up a separate file on him as a Nazi activist is a new news. Read more


    Swedbank writes up Swedish GDP growth after as Sweden transform from a "tiger to a house cat"

    Tuesday, 23 August 2011


    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.

    Gloomy outlook for Danish Manufacturing sector – steps to improve the sector proposed

    Monday, 22 August 2011

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

    Monday, 22 August 2011


    Sweden’s Social Democrats party leader vows swedish  educational system would not be like the Americans.

    Sunday, 21 August 2011


    Norwegian King Harald V in tears during the memorial service for terror victims

    Sunday, 21 August 2011

    Norway today held a national day of mourning in response to the terrorist attacks a month ago. The death of the victims families, survivors and rescue personnel were invited to a memorial ceremony.

    Swedish industry minister Maud Olofsson advises Hillary Clinton

    Sunday, 21 August 2011
    The outgoing leader of Swedish Centre Party, Maud Olofsson is reported to become advisor to a new group of experts from the U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton.


    A noisy classroom could not necessarily be all bad. Finnish results show that noisy classrooms could enhance children learning

    Saturday, 20 August 2011

    Contaminated drinking water in Copenhagen could be caused by heavy Rains

    Saturday, 20 August 2011

    The drinking water in Denmark's capital, Copenhagen feared to be contaminated, according to Danish media. E.coli bacteria have been suspected in the water and a general cry is out that the drinking water here could be polluted.


    Swedish Social Democrats would love to cooperate with the People’s party and Centre party

    Saturday, 20 August 2011
    The Swedish Social Democrats party is open for future government cooperation with the People’s (Liberal) Party and Centre Party in a change of future strategy to take back power.
    • The Green party also flirts in the Conservatives, a move that most believe the Red-Green coalition will not be sustainable in the future

    Saab car dealers in sweden start ditching them as it looks like the company is a ‘waste of time’

    Saturday, 20 August 2011

    Financial storm likely to have no serious effects on Sweden: Finance Minister Borg

    Friday, 19 August 2011


    Swedish Centre party proposes to privatize Swedish healthcare

    Friday, 19 August 2011
    One party in the ruling coalition, the Centre Party, wants 50 percent of all healthcare in the country to be put in private hands.

    Norwegian Labour Party charging forward in recent poll as sympathy after the Utøya massacre drives in huge support

    Thursday, 18 August 2011


    Royal baby expected in the Swedish Royal house as heir to the thrown announces expecting in March 2011

    Thursday, 18 August 2011

    The Swedish Crown Princess Victoria is pregnant and expecting a baby by March 2012, confirmed officials at the Swedish Royal Court, and wildly reported in Swedish press. Read more


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

    Thursday, 18 August 2011

    Who can have sympathy for Saab automobile after its Board members feed fat on the derelict motor maker?

    Thursday, 18 August 2011




    Social disturbances in Gothenburg, Sweden as Police officers attacked with fire bombs

    Wednesday, 17 August 2011

    Massive flooding close roads and railway in Norway

    Wednesday, 17 August 2011
    Heavy rains in the north of Norway have led to massive flooding as a result, affecting the train links between Trondheim and Storlien, according to Norwegian Transport Administration.


    India at collusion course with Denmark and diplomatic relations drove to a very low level on Tuesday.

    Tuesday, 16 August 2011
    Danish foreign Minister, Lene Espersen confirms on Tuesday that all cooperation between Denmark and India are to be put on ice in a diplomatic disagreement. Read more
    Photo/ Politiken Niels Holck, the man behind the diplomatic chill between Denamark and India 
    Swedish economy determined to slow down amidst turbulence in the world economy
    Tuesday, 16 August 2011
    The Swedish National Institute for Economic research (NIER) in its recent preliminary assessment determined the  Swedish economic growth especially in the  next 3-4 quarters.


    House prices in Sweden really falling now

    Tuesday, 16 August 2011
    Swedish housing sector that has been heating really hot in the past two years is now cooling down for real. Read more



    Nordea reported to the police in Denmark for misleading investors

    Tuesday, 16 August 2011

    Finanstilsynet, Denmark's equivalent of the FSA, had reported Nordea Bank in Denmark to the police fro gross misinformation that might mislead investors by not clearly making know its own interest in the company.

    The Value of the Library not only found during the age of enlightenment in Europe but also now in Denmark as more immigrants take it over.

    Tuesday, 16 August 2011

    The Danish libraries are popular among immigrants and descendants of immigrants.


    Huge Statoil oil find in the North Sea  statoil

    Tuesday, 16 August 2011
    The Norwegian oil giant, Statoil has discovered a huge oil pool in the North Sea. The discovery is the largest since the 80's and one of the largest ever in Norwegian waters.



    How Swedish students build up unsustainable debts while studying abroad

    Monday, 15 August 2011
    Since 2005, the number of Swedish students with huge debt to the tone of Skr1million owed to the state student loan company, CSN has more than doubled. Read more


    Dog 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.

    Weaker Swedish industrial production in June

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


    Increase births in Sweden – breaking low birth trend

    Monday, 15 August 2011
    Swedish population grew according to latest data on the population for the first half of 2011.

    Norwegian extreme far right Mass murderer, Breivik, revisited The Island of death, Utøya showing no remorse

    Sunday, 14 August 2011
    The Norwegian extreme far right mass murderer,  Anders Behring Breivik was Saturday again back on Utøya to show police how he shot and killed 69 people.He did not express any remorse.

    Shell silent about the oil leak in the North Sea

    Sunday, 14 August 2011
    Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell on Saturday did not comment on the leak at an oil platform in the North Sea. The authorities did not know if the company have had the spill under control.

    Danes Richer than Swedes despite their country’s economic woes

    Sunday, 14 August 2011
    Just as the EU has criticized the Danes for keeping large individual debts, calculations show that in fact the Danes are the wealthiest citizens across the already rich Nordic region.

    Fewer foreign berry pickers to Sweden this year after last year’s scandals

    Saturday, 13 August 2011stricking-swedish-berry-picker-last-year

    Britain unleashes its full attitude of persecution as Cameron evict thugs from homes

    Saturday, 13 August 2011



    Minister: Danish banks have difficulties obtaining financing

    Friday, 12 August 2011

    Libyan war participation has cost Denmark half a billion Danish Krona

    Friday, 12 August 2011

    Swedish growth still strong but Stockholm's growth is slowing.

    Friday, 12 August 2011

    Economic activity in the Stockholm region in Sweden is still strong, but growth has slowed. Read more

    Sweden to writes down GDP forecast significantly as external economic pressure stress domestic growth

    Thursday, 11 August 2011
    Swedish minister of finance Anders Borg announces that his office will make a significant downward revision of the assessment earlier made last spring about the swedish economy.

    British divide deepens as Afghan – style warlord could created in the name of vigilante groups

    Thursday, 11 August 2011
    As the crisis in the UK continues from violence to a more philosophical and physiological mode, vigilante groups have emerged claiming to protect himself and their properties from looters and anarchists. The fear now is that warlord may emerge in the country.


    Massive police presence at the Libyan Embassy as there reports of break-in

    Thursday, 11 August 2011
    Several people broke into the Libyan Embassy in Stockholm on Thursday and this has triggered a huge police presence to the place.

    Volvo AB sees its credit rating raised

    Thursday, 11 August 2011
    Swedish Truck manufacturer, Volvo AB has seen its credit rating raised.

    Finnish bank reviewed by Moody's and could lead to downgrade

    Thursday, 11 August 2011
    Controversial credit ratibf agency, Moody's is considering providing the Finnish baking group OP-Pohjola Group downgraded credit rating.

    Religious conflicts on the increase in Sweden

    Wednesday, 10 August 2011
    Sweden is one of the ten countries in the world where social conflicts with the religious connection are increasing the most. This comes from a new study carried out by an American organisation.

    New companies are threatening to bankrupt Saab
    Wednesday, 10 August 2011
    Three foreign companies are preparing to drag Saab into bankruptcy, according to reports from Swedish newspaper, Svenska Dagbladet.


    How the Danish far right wants to ‘cleanse Denmark’ off third world immigrants

    Wednesday, 10 August 2011
     Danish right wing politics has now been fully infiltrated by an extremist, hostile anti immigration networks, according to the Danish newspaper Politiken.


    British hypocrisy exposed in nationwide rioting?

    Wednesday, 10 August 2011
    Britain a leading industrial economy and the supposedly champion in the way we humans should live in this world have fallen apart since Friday last week with London coming under intense fire.


    Swedish government pushes on Nordea sale for the future

    Tuesday, 09 August 2011
    Swedish Financial Markets Minister Peter Norman sees no crisis within the nature of the Swedish banks. But the sale of additional shares in Nordea has been postponed to a future date...


    Better than expected performance of Danske

    Bank as their profit grow

    Tuesday, 09 August 2011
    Danske Bank, the largest in Denmark, reported a profit before tax of Dkr2.081 million for the second quarter of this year.

    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. Read more


    Management and strategy: China wages hikes pushing companies to rethink

    Monday, 08 August 2011


    Wages in China is rising and last year, wages rose so much that China's biggest company, Foxconn, has recently decided to buy close to a million manufacturing robots for their factories on the East Coast - labour has simply become just as expensive as machines.


    The Prime Minister reports the Danish economy out of danger

    Monday, 08 August 2011
    While the leaders of the world's major economies hold crisis conference on the problems of the world economy and the risk of a financial crisis, version 2.0, the Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen believe that there is no need for Danish action.


    Swedish far right leader will not change his party rhetoric after Norwegian mass murder

    Saturday, 07 August 2011
    The leader of the Swedish far right party, Jimmie Åkesson has spoken out, officially for the first time and he made it clear that his party will not tone down its rhetoric after the terrorist attacks in Norway.

    "A wake-up call for the U.S.," Swedish prime minister, Reinfeldt

    Saturday, 07 August 2011

    Swedish Prime Minister, Fredrik Reinfeldt, said on Saturday that the markets are very nervous around the world, something that becomes most common in August.

    Swedish charter plane emergency landed in Germany after crack emerges

    Saturday, 07 August 2011
    A Swedish charter plane run by the company Malmo Aviation was forced to an emergency landing on Saturday at Hanover airport after a crack emerged on the flight deck.

    Swedish holiday homes facing a hard sell as uncertainty make people to scale back of such luxury

    Saturday, 07 August 2011
    The demand and prices of Swedish holiday homes have been on the very high side of the market.

    S & P lowers U.S. credit rating – who should be blame for this American quagmire?

    Saturday, 06 August 2011
    Well, it has finally happened and Standard & Poor's has lowered for the first time, America's top credit rating from AAA to AA +.


    Most cases of suspected moncasinoey laundering in Malmo

    Friday, 05 August 2011
    Despite the fact that the casino has the second least number of visitors it has the highest number of suspected cases of money laundry. Read more

    How it is bad to sell advanced technology to dictators. How Nokia technology helps Al -

    Assad finds dissidents

    Friday, 05 August 2011
    That Nokia Siemens surveillance technology is being used in the bloody hunt for Syrian dissidents is highly likely. This is according to experts, pointing to the close ties between Syria and Iran, where the technology was last sold Iran.

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

    Friday, 05 August 2011
    Few investors believe that European continent is capable of handling the new debt crisis, especially now that the European economies falter. Continue reading


    Polar bear mauls one to death and injured four in North Pole

    Friday, 05 August 2011
    One person has died and four other have seriously injured after being attacked by a polar bear in the Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic, north of the Norwegian mainland.

    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. Read more

    Boycott for Norwegian Newspapers with Breivik photos on the front page

    Thursday, 04 August 2011
    Norwegians are now getting tired of the news about the mass murderer and the feeling that the media is trying to make meals out of the tragedy. The latest trend now is to boycott newspapers that carry the killer’s photo on their front pages.

    The Swedish mission in Libya has saved lives: Swedish Defence

    Thursday, 04 August 2011
    It turns out the Swedes might have saved lives more that dropping bombs at targets unlike the Danes who have dropped tones of bombs in Libya already. Continue reading

    Rare good news from Saab pushed owner share up in a choppy stock market

    Thursday, 04 August 2011
    Saab-boss-muller
    Saab-quite-factory


    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.


    The real irresponsibility of some Swedish

    companies shown in reality. State own rail company sacrifices eleven year old for not having a ticket- What a shame?

    Wednesday, 03 August 2011

    The fairness of the Finnish society: Language and support key to immigrant employment

    Wednesday, 03 August 2011
    Foreigners are on average are able to find work in Finland just as Finns or even better than native Finns, according to a study published by the Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy (MEE) on Tuesday. Really?

    Norwegian Progress Party leader regret certain expressions she made about immigration

    Tuesday, 02 August 2011

    Siv Jensen of the Norwegian Progress Party / image Aftonposten
    As the reality of the recent massacre in Norway begins to settle in the minds of the people, those in charge of inflaming the situation that led to the crazy butcher of  77 people start taking stock of their
    their actions.

    Is China becoming a threat to innovation? Ikea next in line of China plagiarism

    Tuesday, 02 August 2011

    Image: Yle, Finland
    A 10 000 meter square building in the city of Kunming in China  containing furniture and furnishings that replicate Ikea style in every detail, from the blue and yellow bags to the cafeteria has bee identified...read more

    Saab affair to be referred to the Swedish parliamentary committee

    Tuesday, 02 August 2011
    Parliamentarian Jörgen Hellman from the social democrat party based in Lilla Edet near Gothenburg intends to report the Swedish industry minister, Maud Olofsson, to the Swedish constitutional committee (KU) relating to the way Saab has been treated.

    Norway is expected to raise interest rates

    Tuesday, 02 August 2011
    Norwegian central bank raises interest rates next week by 0.25 percentage points to 2.50 percent.

    Swedish Youth wing of the Social Democrats to hold congress amidst tight security given events in Utöya in Norway

    Tuesday, 02 August 2011
    Today, eleven days after the terrorist attacks in Utöya in Norway, starts the Swedish Social Democratic Youth, SSU’s federal congress in Stockholm. Read more


    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. Read more

    Dozens of homemade bombs discovered each year in Finland

    Monday, 01 August 2011
    Finnish police arrest around 50 people each year for the preparation or detonation of homemade explosives, according to new report from the Finnish broadcaster Yle.

    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.

    Norway Oil Fund Investing more in London Properties - Reports

    Monday, 01 August 2011
    Norway's sovereign wealth fund has taken another step towards its target of investing 5 percent of its assets in property by buying a stake in two central London addresses for GBP7 million.

    Swedish ship attacked by pirates

    Monday, 01 August 2011
    A Swedish tanker was last weekend attacked by pirates off Benin, in Africa. raising again the question whether Swedish ships should arm themselves and prepare to fight against the pirates.

    Post terrorist attack Boost for Norwegian Labour Party

    Sunday, 31 July 2011
    The ruling Labour Party has seen good progress in membership growth since the terrorist attacks, according to a poll carried out by polling firm Synovate for Norwegian daily, Dagbladet. Continue reading


    Investigation of potential bribery at the Jas - South African purchasing business resumes

    Sunday, 31 July 2011
    Police in South Africa will resume work on the investigation of bribery in connection with the purchase of Jas Gripen. Read more
    • Reports from South Africa(External source)

    Sunday, 31 July 2011

    Explosion of armed robbery of luxury cars in Stockholm, Sweden


    Saturday, 30 July 2011

    Gonorrhoea increasing among Swedish young

    people influenced by a mix of summer tools


    Football still a hard business in Sweden as persistent hooliganism forces Match suspension


    Sweden's GDP growth unexpectedly higher than anticipated for the second quarter of 2011


    Calls for Danish rule on non foreign ownership of holiday home to be changes


    BP's Swedish Svanberg criticized by shareholders


    Did pressured desperate search engine company Eniro tried to force sales on some uninterested buyers of its services? Now Swedish police called in!

    Friday, 26 August 2011

    Swedish Rail Company, SJ reports lower profits as losses mount.

    Thursday, 25 August 2011

    The Swedish state rail transport company, SJ reports a profit before tax of Skr 94 million for the second quarter.

    Lower profits for the burger company Nordic Service Partners

    Thursday, 25 August 2011
    Nordic Service Partners (NSP), which operates Burger King Restaurants in Sweden and Denmark, reported a profit before tax of Skr0.9 million.

    Swedish staffing sector breaks growth record

    Thursday, 25 August 2011
    The Swedish staffing industry is enjoying a record growth.

    A Swedish Caravan Manufacturers laying off its staff

    Thursday, 25 August 2011
    Caravan manufacturer SoliferPolar in Dorotea in Västerbotten is to shed a quarter of the workforce, approximately 25 people.

    Earnings shortfall for Ica owners

    Thursday, 25 August 2011
    Dutch Ahold, which owns 60 percent of Swedish supermarket chain, Ica, reported a worse result than expected results for the second quarter.

    Loss for research company, Karolinska Development

    Thursday, 25 August 2011
    Researcher, Karolinska Development Company reported a loss before taxes of Skr98.1 million for the second quarter of 2011.

    Waterfall sells Polish subsidiary for billions so as to focus on core business

    Tuesday, 23 August 2011
    Swedish state-owned energy company, Vattenfall sells its Polish Gornslaski Zakland Electroenergetycznu (GZE) for Skr10.2 billion in cash to the electricity generator Tauron.

    Volvo Cars Corporation takes managers from Saab and Scania

    Tuesday, 23 August 2011
    China-owned Volvo Cars Corporation has recruited two new to management officials, one from Saab Automobile and the other from Scania.

    Atlas Copco enters the fast-growing market for adhesive assembly products

    Sweden, August 22, 2011
    Atlas Copco Beteiligungs GmbH, Germany, has signed an agreement to acquire the German adhesive equipment manufacturer SCA Schucker.

    Electrolux in big business in Chile - acquires Chilean appliance company CTI

    Monday, 22 August 2011
    Electrolux will acquire Sigdo Koppers’ controlling stake in Compañia Tecno Industrial S.A (CTI) as its strategy to grow in emerging markets.

    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.

    Alfa Laval Group wins SEK 60 million heat exchanger order to the first nuclear power plant in the UAE

    Monday, 22 August 2011
    Alfa Laval Group has received an order from a contractor in South Korea for heat exchangers to be installed in the first nuclear power plant in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

    Saab search for money continues and wants to enlist a consultancy to help search in the USA

    Friday, 19 August 2011

    Saab has turned to the U.S. financial consulting firm, Endeavour Advisor Group, to find out more banks, financial institutions or companies willing to invest in Saab.

    Saab automobile successfully paid it debts with the Swedish tax authority

    Friday, 19 August 2011
    Saab Automobile has paid their taxes and employer contributions for the previous month, the Swedish tax authority said.

    Continued impressive performances of Volvocars Corp. as profits increase

    Wednesday, 17 August 2011
    volvocar
    Chinese owned Sweden based Volvocar Car Corporation, reported an operating profit of Skr 600 million for the second quarter.

    Atlas Copco completes acquisition of Penlon Medical Gas Solutions

    Wednesday, 17 August 2011

    Danish Nordea purge top management in reaction to Pandora's IPO fiasco

    Wednesday, 17 August 2011

    SAS turns to profit ushering a brighter future

    Wednesday, 17 August 2011

    After periods of persistent looses the SAS airliner had reported a turn around with a surprise huge profit

    Nokia shares continues to do well as Google android moves means greater future for Nokia

    Tuesday, 16 August 2011
    nokia
    The stock market scramble for Nokia continued on the Helsinki Stock Exchange when trading began this morning.

    Sweden’s Axfood supporting Save the Children's disaster relief in the horn of Africa

    Tuesday, 16 August 2011
    Together with customers, employees and suppliers, Axfood – along with the Willys, Hemköp and PrisXtra chains – is supporting Save the Children's relief work in the horn of Africa.

    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.

    Saab on its way back? New rights issue will to give Saab a quick buck

    Monday, 15 August 2011
    Swedish Automobile, the owner of Saab Automobile had made another rights issue, this time on four million shares, the company writes in a statement.

    Power outage in Southern Stockholm

    Saturday, 13 August 2011
    More than 79,000 households in southern Stockholm, was hit by a two-hour power cut early on Saturday morning.

    Saab dealers about to give up waiting to stock Saab cars

    Saturday, 13 August 2011
    After having barely received any car delivered for them to sell since April, the Swedish Saab dealers are about to give up.

    H & M grows in Japan

    Friday, 12 August 2011
    Hennes & Mauritz is planning to more than double the number of stores in Japan over the next year.

    Defence Saab receives ammunition orders worth Millions from anonymous customer

    Thursday, 11 August 2011
    Defence and security company Saab has received an order for ammunition for the portable weapon system Carl-Gustaf. The order is worth Skr362 million.

    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.

    Swedbank takes the next step – changes in management

    Wednesday, 10 August 2011
    The next step in Swedbank’s development involves a number of top management changes. Göran Bronner, Swedbank’s current Chief Risk Officer, will become the new Chief Financial Officer.

    Spotify's valuation increases after U.S. launch

    Tuesday, 09 August 2011
    Since music service Spotify launched its service in the U.S.A., the value of the company has increased to over Skr7 billion according to news reports.

    Estonia credit ratings to be raised

    Tuesday, 09 August 2011
    The credit rating agency Standard & Poor's, which recently lowered the U.S. credit rating, think that Estonia is in the process of recovering from recession.

    Securitas to provide security services to Canadian airports

    Tuesday, 09 August 2011
    Security Company, Securitas has received an order worth Skr3.1 billion. The contract extends to over 5.5 years starting from 1 November 2011.

    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

    Swedish Corporate bankruptcies continues to decline

    Tuesday, 09 August 2011
    The number of business failures in Sweden continues to decline. 

    Swedish Krona relatively strong despite economic concerns

    Monday, 08 August 2011
    The Swedish Krona has fared surprisingly well during the growing international debt crisis.

    Loomis signs agreement with HSBC
    Monday, 08 August 2011
    Cash handling company Loomis has entered an agreement with the British bank HSBC for management of the Bank’s remote ATMs across theUK.

    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.

    SAS world's most punctual airliner

    Monday, 08 August 2011
    Despite its internal economic performances, SAS is the most punctual airline in the world right now.

    Finnair cuts down heavy looses but still made losses

    Friday, 05 August 2011

    The Finnish airliner Finnair reported a profit before tax of €-30.2 million for the second quarter 2011 (-37.9). Expected, was a profit before tax of €-22.6 million.

    Increased Swedish production of services

    Friday, 05 August 2011

    Securitas profit below expectations but plans profitability before market share

    Friday, 05 August 2011

    Security giant Securitas reports a profit before tax of Skr 526 million for the second quarter of 2011.

    Nokia’s credit rating lowered further and stocks continue to slide

    Tuesday, 02 August 2011
    For the
    second time in a week that Nokia is classified downward.

    ABB recruits 600 in Sweden on a $1 billion orders

    Tuesday, 02 August 2011
    Swedish-Swiss engineering giant, ABB will recruit 600 people in Sweden since the company scooped an order of Skr6.3 billion.

    Swedish Lundin petroleum makes new oil discovery

    Tuesday, 02 August 2011
    Lundin Petroleum and its partner Marathon Oil Norway have found oil and gas in the northern part of the Norwegian North Sea.

    Uncertainty befalls the sales of bankrupt Onoff stores

    Monday, 01 August 2011
    Uncertainty has descended on the sale of the remaining 37 stores of the consumer electronics chain Onoff which went bankrupt recently.

    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.

    Technical failure in steering forces Volvo to recall S80 cars

    Saturday, 30 July 2011


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

    Saturday, 27 August 2011
    OMX 30 interday trade
    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.

    Thursday, 25 August 2011


    Stockholm Stock Exchange the worst performer in the Nordic region

    Saturday, 20 August 2011

    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.

    Thursday, 18 August 2011


    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.

    Tuesday, 16 August 2011

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


    Danish bank, Sydbank collapse in the stock market


    Stockholm Stock Exchange opens with a falls after German figures


    Monday, 15 August 2011

    Stockholm Stock Exchange closed up after a shaky trading day


    Stockholm Stock Exchange opens in positive territory


    Stockholm Stock Exchange turned up after starting low

    Friday, 12 August 2011


    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...

    Stockholm Stock market fall collapse to a news dangerous level

    Friday, 05 August 2011

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.


    Danish universities admit record number of students as moststudents escape the economic crisis to seek further studies

    Saturday, 30 July 2011




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