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Purchasing Managers´Index Services November 2011

Services PMI drops to 48.9 in November: service sector remains sluggish

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

05-12-2011 15:19    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers´Index November 2011

PMI drops to 47.6 in November 2011 – the industrial economy continues to decline

Tags: Indicator, PMI, Purchasing Managers´Index

02-12-2011 12:08    Comments    Publications

Energy & Commodities - December 2, 2011

Commodity prices fall as the global economy slows

Tags: Energy, Commodities, Oil, Crude, Analysis

02-12-2011 11:59    Comments    Publications

The Lithuanian Economy - December 2, 2011

Industry stagnates; retail trade remains resilient

Tags: Lithuania, Monthly letter, Analysis, GDP

02-12-2011 11:46    Comments    Publications

Hurray for financial literacy!

Hurray for financial literacy!

Let’s sing a chorus of “Happy Birthday” for Swedbank’s Baltic Institutes of Private Finances! They turned two in November but they are very mature and professional for their age.

01-12-2011 08:47    Comments    Blog

The Swedish Economy - November 30, 2011

The Swedish economy holds firm, while bracing itself for a significant slowdown

Tags: Sweden, Economy, Analysis, Monthly letter

30-11-2011 17:07    Comments    Publications

To the Point - November 30, 2011

Technocrat Time (Is Here Again)

Tags: To the Point, Analysis, Discussion, Economy

30-11-2011 15:05    Comments    Publications

The Global Economy - November 30, 2011

The debt crisis in the euro zone – from periphery to core

Tags: Global, Economy, Monthly letter

30-11-2011 14:47    Comments    Publications

Swedbank once again named most responsible company in Estonia

According to the Estonian Corporate Responsibility index Swedbank is the most responsible company in the country. Swedbank outperformed Coca-Cola Hellenic Company and Microsoft Estonia.

Tags: Corporate Responsibility index

29-11-2011 15:13    Comments    News

Flash Comment: Latvia - November 28, 2011

Latvijas Krājbanka to file for bankruptcy

Tags: Flash comment, bankruptcy, Krājbanka, Latvia

28-11-2011 16:50    Comments    Publications

The Estonian Economy No. 7, November 28, 2011

Export growth to slow substantially

Tags: Estonia, Economy, Monthly letter, Export

28-11-2011 16:43    Comments    Publications

Flash Comment: Lithuania, November 28, 2011

AB Bank Snoras goes into bankruptcy

28-11-2011 11:03    Comments    Publications

Flash comment: Estonia - November 25, 2011

Real wage growth positive in 3Q after three years of decline  

Tags: Estonia, Wage, Flash comment

25-11-2011 16:14    Comments    Publications

Comment to new capital requirements for Swedish banks

Friday, Finansinspektionen – the Swedish financial supervisory authority – stated that the common equity Tier 1 capital of the four major banks – Handelsbanken, Nordea, SEB and Swedbank - should be at least 10 per cent as of 1 January 2013 and 12 per cent as of 1 January 2015. Swedbank will have no difficulty managing the proposed capital requirements.

25-11-2011 09:54    Comments    News

Flash Comment: Latvia - November 23, 2011

Latvian unemployment rate down to 14.4% in 3Q 2011

Tags: Latvia, Unemployment, Flash comment

23-11-2011 16:15    Comments    Publications

Income distribution in focus of the U.S. election campaign - but how easy is it to realize "the American dream" these days?

Income distribution in focus of the U.S. election campaign - but how easy is it to realize "the American dream" these days?

It seems that the so-called Super-Committee won’t present an agreement across party lines on how the national debt will be stabilized over the next decade. This means that the politicians postpone the problem, and the public’s confidence in politics may take yet another blow.

22-11-2011 14:00    Comments    Blog

Flash comment: Lithuania - November 18, 2011

Unemployment continued to decline rapidly in 3Q

Tags: Flash, Lithuania, Unemployment

18-11-2011 16:03    Comments    Publications

Knut Hallberg gives his view on the development of the European Debt Market

Knut Hallberg, macro stretgist at Swedbank, gives his view on the development of the European debt market and the effects on the Swedish economy, on the forecastof the Swedish Riksbank and the Swedish Krona.

Tags: European debt market, analysis

18-11-2011 13:28    Comments    Videos

Lithuanian Economy - November 15, 2011

Strong economic growth expected to decelerate

Tags: Monthly letter, Lithuania, Economy, Analysis

15-11-2011 11:09    Comments    Publications

Flash comment: Estonia - November 14, 2011

Rapid employment growth continued in 3Q

Tags: Flash comment, Estonia, Employment

14-11-2011 10:29    Comments    Publications