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Swedbank winner of the special award in "Public Relations Award 2011"

The special award for increasing the popularity of the public relations sector was granted to Swedbank's internal communications project "A Week of Communications at Swedbank".

Tags: awards, communication

19-03-2012 14:02    Comments    News

Housing Affordability Index for Baltics

The housing affordability index (HAI) increased to 145.6 in Riga and 154.3 in Tallinn, but decreased to 101.7 in Vilnius

Tags: Affordability, HAI, Baltic, Housing

15-03-2012 16:38    Comments    Publications

Swedbank Mortgage Annual report 2011

Swedbank Mortgage Annual Report 2011 is available at  www.swedbank.com/ir or in the enclosed pdf

15-03-2012 08:10    Press releases

China's lower growth targets  – good news or bad?

China's lower growth targets – good news or bad?

The stock markets reacted very negatively to the news that China is revising down its growth targets, something the country had flagged its intentions to do much earlier and which therefore should not have been news.

Tags: analysis

13-03-2012 13:21    Comments    Blog

Flash comment: Estonia - March 9, 2012

Economy declines in 4Q

Tags: Estonia, Flash comment, GDP

09-03-2012 16:30    Comments    Publications

Flash comment: Latvia - March 9, 2012

Latvian GDP rose by 5.5% in 2011

Tags: Flash comment, Latvia, GDP

09-03-2012 16:18    Comments    Publications

Knut Hallberg about US employment and unemployment figures

Knut Hallberg, Senior Economist at Swedbank's Fixed Income & FX Research, comments on US figures regarding employment and unemployment in February.

Tags: analysis

09-03-2012 16:13    Comments    Videos

The Lithuanian Economy - March 9, 2012

Growth surprises this year, but we are not out of the woods yet

Tags: Lithuania, Economy, Monthly letter, GDP

09-03-2012 16:06    Comments    Publications

Flash comment: Latvia - March 8, 2012

Latvian annual CPI inflation continues to moderate

Tags: Flash comment, Latvia, CPI

08-03-2012 15:30    Comments    Publications

Flash comment: Lithuania - March 8, 2012

Inflation was 0.4% in February, mostly contributed by higher fuel and heating energy prices

Tags: Lithuania, Flash comment, Inflation

08-03-2012 15:24    Comments    Publications

Flash comment: Estonia - March 7, 2012

Inflation in February driven by housing costs

Tags: Flash comment, Estonia, Inflation

07-03-2012 17:14    Comments    Publications

A Monthly Outlook - March

Martin Bolander, Senior Market Strategist at Swedbank's Investment Center, Jörgen Olofsson, Portfolio Manager at Swedbank Robur and Knut Hallberg, Senior Economist at Large Corporate & Intitutions at Swedbank discuss the current market situations.

Tags: Outlook, strategy, analysis

07-03-2012 11:13    Comments    Videos

Purchasing Managers´Index Services February 2012

Services PMI drops to 54.0 in February: the service sector economy is stabilizing

05-03-2012 08:30    Comments    Publications

The Latvian Economy - March 2, 2012

Economic growth continues, but Latvia is not immune to euro zone problems

02-03-2012 10:36    Comments    Publications

Swedbank Analysis - March 2, 2012

To promote growth, Lithuania’s labour market needs more efficiency and flexibility

Tags: Lithuania, Analysis, Employment

02-03-2012 10:06    Comments    Publications

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, 2012 conversion of an aggregate of 1,595,660 preference shares into ordinary shares pursuant to the conversion clause set forth in Swedbank’s articles of association.

02-03-2012 08:00    Press releases

Swedbank Baltic Sea Analysis - March 1, 2012

A president returns – but dated solutions to new economic challenges.

Tags: Analysis, Russia, Election

01-03-2012 11:09    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers´Index February 2012

PMI drops to 50.3 in February 2012 – halting recovery for the industrial economy

Tags: PMI, Purchasing Managers´Index, Indicator

01-03-2012 08:30    Comments    Publications

Brighter economic signals – or is it the banknote printing presses creating a deceptive dawn?

Brighter economic signals – or is it the banknote printing presses creating a deceptive dawn?

An appetite for risk has returned in recent times, stock exchanges and commodities prices have climbed, while at the same time, the situation on the credit market has improved somewhat in Europe. The central bank printing presses are running hot, and since the European Central Bank, the ECB, has also chosen to give its balance sheet a big boost, financial institutions have begun to breathe a bit more easily.

Tags: ECB, Cecilia Hermansson, euro zone, depression

29-02-2012 10:09    Comments    Blog

To the Point - February 29, 2012

Green shoots of economic recovery – but beware of frost!

29-02-2012 09:53    Comments    Publications