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Flash comment: Estonia - Mars 7, 2013

Increase in electricity prices compensated by the decrease in transport costs influenced consumer prices the most in February

07-03-2013 15:50    Comments    Publications

Monthly comment from Swedbank Investment Center: Increased market uncertainty and market risk following the election results in Italy and failed budget negotiations in the US

“The results of the Italian elections will impact the recovery in Europe given that Italy, Europe’s third largest economy, will remain in an uncertain political situation for a long time to come. The election results will probably entail higher volatility and lower risk sentiment in the European markets,” says Martin Bolander, market strategist at Swedbank Investment Center.

06-03-2013 09:20    Comments    News

Purchasing Managers´Index - Services, March 5, 2013

Services PMI rises to 54.6 in February: strengthening recovery in the service economy

Tags: Purchasing Managers´Index - Services, PMI-S, Indicator

05-03-2013 16:14    Comments    Publications

Information regarding mandatory conversion of preference shares into ordinary shares in Swedbank

Pursuant to the conversion clause set forth in Swedbank AB’s (“Swedbank”) articles of association, all preference shares will converted into ordinary shares following the annual general meeting 2013.

05-03-2013 08:05    Press releases

Change of the distribution of shares in Swedbank due to conversion of preference shares to ordinary shares

The allocation of shares in Swedbank AB (”Swedbank”) has changed due to owners of preference shares having requested during the month of February, 2013 conversion of an aggregate of 6,944,758 preference shares into ordinary shares pursuant to the conversion clause set forth in Swedbank’s articles of association.

05-03-2013 08:00    Press releases

Stibor reported under new framework

The Board of the Swedish Bankers' Association has decided that the Swedish Bankers' Association will assume overall responsibility and become the principal for Stibor. 

04-03-2013 09:47    Comments    News

Purchasing Managers´Index - March 1, 2013

PMI climbs to 50.9 in February – the Swedish industrial economy continues to improve

Tags: PMI, Purchasing Managers´Index, Indicator

01-03-2013 16:07    Comments    Publications

Important building block for a more stable Sweden

Swedbank´s Cecilia Skingsley writes a guest column for Svenska Dagbladet. The Swedish government is currently conducting innovative work to bring together the understanding of the interaction between the financial and real economies. Just like a boxer, states need to be good at predicting problems and being resilient when the blows come.

01-03-2013 12:24    Comments    News

The Latvian Economy - February 27, 2013

Increase in electricity prices compensated by the decrease in transport costs influenced consumer prices the most in February

Tags: Latvia, Monthly letter, CPI

27-02-2013 16:41    Comments    Publications

Study of Baltic countries: food in Latvia is more expensive than in Estonia and Lithuania

Recommended food basket for a four-person family per month in Latvia costs around 14% more than in Lithuania, and around 5% more than in Estonia. These results were revealed by Baltic Institutes for Private Finances, Swedbank, in a study of food prices in Baltic countries.

27-02-2013 13:09    Comments    News

Cecilia Skingsley Comments on the Italian Election

Cecilia Skingsley Comments on the Italian Election

26-02-2013 11:21    Comments    Videos

Flash comment: Estonia - February 22, 2013

Labour costs grew faster than productivity in 2012

22-02-2013 14:55    Comments    Publications

The Riga City Council and Swedbank invites to apply for the grant program TAKEOFF

The Riga City Council and Swedbank invites to apply for the grant program TAKEOFF

On 18 February, Nils Ušakovs, Riga City Council Chairperson, and Māris Mančinskis, CEO at Swedbank Latvia, signed an agreement to continue the implementation of the grant programme “ATSPĒRIENS” (TAKEOFF) in 2013. The competition for new entrepreneurs will take place for the fifth year, and the total amount of grants under the programme for the year 2013 will be LVL 98,000. The size of grant available per one business idea under the programme is up to LVL 8,000. New entrepreneurs are invited to apply for the programme till March 20.

22-02-2013 09:29    Comments    News

Swedbank's annual report is now available on Swedbank’s website

20-02-2013 16:07    Press releases

Weekly Comment from Swedbank Investment Center: Clear signs of a turnaround in Sweden

The global recovery continues led by the US and China. Growth in Europe is slower, but in Sweden there are now clear signs of an economic upturn. This was one of the reasons why the repo rate was not lowered last week.

20-02-2013 13:15    Comments    News

Energy & Commodities - February 14, 2013

More expensive crude lifts commodity prices 

14-02-2013 14:31    Comments    Publications

Flash comment: Lativa - February 14, 2013

The unemployment rate at 13.8% in 4Q 2012

Tags: CPI, Latvia, Flash comment

14-02-2013 14:16    Comments    Publications

Flash comment: Lithuania - February 14, 2013

CPI increased by 0.2% in January, more to come

Tags: CPI, Lithuania, Flash comment

14-02-2013 14:02    Comments    Publications

Flash comment: Estonia - February 14, 2013

Unemployment rate continued to decrease in the 4th quarter of 2012

Tags: Unemployment, Estonia, Flash comment

14-02-2013 13:53    Comments    Publications

Welcome to Swedbank’s annual general meeting on 20 March 2013

The shareholders in Swedbank AB are hereby given notice to the Annual General Meeting at Dansens Hus, Barnhusgatan 14, 111 24 Stockholm, on Wednesday 20 March 2013 at 10:00 am (CET).

13-02-2013 16:45    Press releases