PMI rises to 51.4 in January 2012 – slightly warmer economic breezes in industry
Consumer price growth accelerated in January
Swedbank’s interim report January – December 2011 will be published at 07.00 CET on Tuesday, 14 February, 2012. You are invited to participate in the following presentations:
The EU countries have agreed on a fiscal pact. Only Britain and the Czech Republic have chosen to opt out. Sweden is expected to join the pact as it is already clear there is a parliamentary majority in favour of voting yes now that the Social Democrat terms for this have been met.
In a column in the daily Svenska Dagbladet, Swedbank´s Cecilia Skingsley describes what would happen in case the Euro would collapse and cease to exist wholly or partially.
The fiscal pact is one step forward – strengthening growth and support mechanisms will be harder
This is a story about giving and receiving. It’s also a story about the past and the future and children. That gives it a little depth, doesn’t it? And finally, it’s about the internet and social media - because everything else is, right?
Growth decelerated sharply at the end of 2011
Knut Hallberg, macro strategist at Fixed Income & FX research at Swedbank, about the EU Summit and expectations ahead.
The full monty: how to build a strong currency union while closing democracy gaps
To the Point,
In our latest report on the global and Swedish economies, we have revised growth downwards, in both Sweden and abroad, compared with our October forecast.
The price decline for commodities continues
Swedbank’s Nomination Committee proposes Charlotte Strömberg as new member of the Board. The Nomination Committee further suggests re-election of the board members Olav Fjell, Ulrika Francke, Göran Hedman, Lars Idermark, Anders Igel,
Pia Rudengren, Anders Sundström, Karl-Henrik Sundström and Siv Svensson. Helle Kruse Nielsen has declared that she is not available for re-election.
When the going gets tough, the tough get going
2011 population census results: 191 thousand less inhabitants than Population register suggested
Emerging markets analysis from Emerging Markets FX at Swedbank.This publication is forcasting currency developments for selected emerging markets countries with a time horizon of 3 months.
Cecilia Skingsley, Head of FX & Fixed Income at Swedbank, gives her view on the macro situation in the financial markets.
Standard and Poor’s downgrading of the credit rating of nine Euro zone countries did not come as a surprise. For France and Austria, having the highest credit rating is no longer something they can boast about. The question is more about the consequences this downgrading will result in and if it really is as unfair as the Euro politicians claim.
Strong export-driven investment growth in 2011
In conjunction with the Swedish Sports Gala Swedbank, for the third consecutive year, hands out a scholarship for children and youth activities.