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Swedbank receives two Baltic PR Awards 2012

Swedbank receives two Baltic PR Awards 2012

Two out of 10 Baltic PR Awards were received by Swedbank in the ceremony held in Riga on November 12. Swedbank Latvia was recognized in the Issues & Crisis Communication category for handling of the Swedbank rumor case in December last year and Swedbank Lithuania has received an award in Digital Communication for social media pioneering in Lithuanian banking sector.

13-11-2012 15:19    Comments    Videos

Flash comment: Estonia - November 12, 2012

Economic growth accelerates in 3Q

12-11-2012 17:07    Comments    Publications

Flash comment: Latvia - November 9, 2012

Latvia is the fastest growing EU economy for the third consecutive quarter

Tags: GDP, Latvia, Flash comment

09-11-2012 16:44    Comments    Publications

Flash comment: Lithuania - November 9, 2012

CPI declined by 0.2% in October, but don’t hold your breath

Tags: CPI, Lithuania, Flash comment

09-11-2012 16:25    Comments    Publications

Flash comment: Latvia - November 8, 2012

Latvian consumer prices remain unchanged in October

08-11-2012 16:10    Comments    Publications

US gives President Obama another four years

US gives President Obama another four years

It’s now official that President Barack Obama has been re-elected. Moreover, the Democrats again appear to have a majority in the Senate, whilst Republicans continue to lead the House of Representatives. Thus the status quo prevails - USD 6 billion later. Despite this expensive campaign and no major change in the powers that be, this election result is to be preferred for the US and for the global economy.

Tags: election

07-11-2012 19:51    Comments    Blog

Flash comment:Estonia - November 7, 2012

Consumer price growth accelerates in October

Tags: CPI, Estonia, Flash comment

07-11-2012 15:45    Comments    Publications

Knut Hallberg and Thomas Jellvik comment on the Presidential Election in the USA

Knut Hallberg and Thomas Jellvik comment on the Presidential Election in the USA

Knut Hallberg, Senior Economist, and Thomas Jellvik, Equity Strategist, both at Swedbank, comment on the reelection of President Obama in the US.

Tags: comment, election

07-11-2012 09:10    Comments    Videos

Swedbank launches a digital platform Business Network

On 5 November Swedbank launched a digital platform developed in Latvia - Business Network.The Business Network innovatively combines a customer relations management (CRM) system and social networking functionality, as well as providing other opportunities. The Business Network will be available from 12 November and will allow making contacts with all companies that are Swedbank customers and have registered with the network. This opens an opportunity for every entrepreneur to meet over 75 000 other businesses from all over Latvia. 

Tags: Business Network

05-11-2012 21:18    Comments    News

Purchasing Managers´Index - Services: October 5, 2012

Services PMI rises to 50.3 in October: decline in service economy turns around

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

05-11-2012 11:17    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers´Index - November 1, 2012

PMI drops to 43.1 in October – a steeper downward trend in industry

Tags: PMI, Purchasing Managers´Index, Indicator

01-11-2012 08:30    Comments    Publications

To the Point - October 31, 2012

More misery via the media – but recent economic indicators actually tell us something

Tags: Indicator, Analysis, Economics, Discussion Paper

31-10-2012 10:07    Comments    Publications

Flash comment: Lithuania - October 29, 2012

Parliament elections suggest change in government

Tags: Elections, Lithuania, Parliament, Flash comment

29-10-2012 12:02    Comments    Publications

Flash comment: Lithuania - October, 2012

GDP growth in the third quarter accelerated to 4.4%

Tags: GDP, Lithuania, Flash comment

29-10-2012 11:39    Comments    Publications

Swedbank Analysis - October 29, 2012

Income distribution in Estonia- did the crisis change anything?

Tags: Estonia, Income distribution, Analysis

29-10-2012 11:26    Comments    Publications

Swedbank launches Smarts Points Program, a unique customer loyalty program in Latvia

In order to encourage people to be smart about their money, and especially to create savings, Swedbank, in cooperation of Latvian experts, has created a customer loyalty program called ‘Smart Points’.

25-10-2012 12:28    Comments    News

The Global Economy - October 25, 2012

Risk of deeper and lengthier global slowdown

Tags: US, Germany, Eurozone, Global, Economics

25-10-2012 10:06    Comments    Publications

Cecilia Skingsley comments on the Swedish Riksbank leaving the Repo Rate  unchanged

Cecilia Skingsley comments on the Swedish Riksbank leaving the Repo Rate unchanged

Cecilia Skingsley, Head of FX and Fixed Income Research at Swedbank is commenting on the Swedish Riksbank's decision to leave the repo rate unchanged at 1.25 per cent.

Tags: repo rate, Riksbanken

25-10-2012 09:30    Comments    Videos

Weekly Comment from Swedbank Investment Center: Rate cut or not?

The Swedish stock exchange ended last week on a negative note, wiping out most of the week’s increase. Stockmarkets in the eurozone did better following decreasing concerns relating to Spain and Italy where market rates subsequently fell. The US stock exchange also closed at a minus on Friday following weak reports. The risk in the market has risen somewhat.

24-10-2012 20:29    Comments    News

Swedbank Corporate Presentation 30 September 2012

A short presentation of Swedbank Group, 30 September, 2012.

23-10-2012 12:03    Comments    Presentations