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Flash Comment - July 8, 2011

Latvian CPI grew by 0.3% mom (4.8% yoy) in June 2011

Tags: Flash comment, Latvia, CPI

08-07-2011 15:28    Comments    Publications

The Estonian Economy - July 8, 2011

Private consumption recovers faster than expected

Tags: Estonia, Monthly Letter, Economy

08-07-2011 09:20    Comments    Publications

I love Almedalen!

I love Almedalen!

Another year in Almedalen is going towards its end. Bigger than ever again, more than 1500 seminars which makes it bigger than last year that was election year.

Tags: Almedalen, politics, youth, networking

07-07-2011 14:04    Comments    Blog

Purchasing Managers´Index Services June 2011

Services PMI drops to 54.0 in June: Service economy slows down as new orders decrease.

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

06-07-2011 13:34    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers´Index June 2011

PMI sinks to 52.9 in June 2011 – Swedish industry cools as the global economy slows down

Tags: Indicator, PMI, Purchasing Managers´Index

06-07-2011 13:13    Comments    Publications

Cecilia Skinsley Comments On The Reporate Decision From The Riksbank

Cecilia Skinsley Comments On The Reporate Decision From The Riksbank

05-07-2011 13:07    Comments    Videos

Today is our big day in Almedalen

Today is our big day in Almedalen

Today we are hosting two events “Global uncertainties – welfare in Sweden” and ”One year with our Youth Unemployment effort” at the Almedalen political week in Gotland.

Tags: Almedalen, welfare, unemployment, youth

05-07-2011 11:30    Comments    Blog

Swedbank award-winner in two categories regarding investor relations work (IR)

Swedbank has been awarded the distinction “Best investor relations by a Swedish company” for the second year in a row as well as “The best investor relations by sector in Europe, bank/finance” by IR Magazine. It is the first time a Swedish company wins a price in the pan-European category. The prices were distributed yesterday at the IR Magazine Awards in London. IR Magazine is part of the Economist Group.

Tags: award, Investor Relations

01-07-2011 16:23    Comments    News

The Lithuanian Economy - June 30, 2011

Investments drive growth, external imbalances are slightly wider

Tags: GDP, Lithuanian, Economy, Monthly Letter

30-06-2011 10:24    Comments    Publications

The Latvian Economy - June 29, 2011

Real estate market: slow and uneven development

29-06-2011 09:10    Comments    Publications

Changes to legal structure and reduced capital in Swedbank AS

Swedbank AB has decided to undertake changes to its legal structure in reference to the bank’s three Baltic subsidiaries and make these directly owned by Swedbank AB. As a consequence, Swedbank in Estonia, the previous parent company of the subsidiaries in Latvia and Lithuania will sell its shares in these to Swedbank AB. The changes have no impact on Swedbank Group’s profit or financial position.

28-06-2011 14:00    Press releases

Global unrest versus own welfare debated at this year's Almedal seminar

Why has Sweden been spared major societal problems? Can we continue living as a fortunate nation? And what is needed to secure a good future? These are some of the issues that will be debated at the seminar hosted by Swedbank, part of this year's Almedal political week held on Gotland.

28-06-2011 09:14    Comments    News

Shaky recovery of the global growth

Shaky recovery of the global growth

This year began well. The macro outlook improved and market sentiments looked like a oneway street with strong equity trends and investors positioned for rising bond yields. But anxiety has come back. An oil price spike in association with the Middle Eastern turmoil and the Japanese earthquake on March 11th has been replaced as market themes by another series of crisis management mishaps with Greece.

Tags: outlook, equity, recovery, Skingsley, market

22-06-2011 13:15    Comments    Blog

The Global Economy - June 22, 2011

The global economy is slowing and political risks are becoming even more critical

Tags: Monthly Letter, Economy, Greece, Global

22-06-2011 10:33    Comments    Publications

Energy & Commodities - June 16, 2011

Slower economic outlook is pressuring commodity prices

Tags: Commodities, Oil, Energy, Metal, Monthly Letter

16-06-2011 10:55    Comments    Publications

Swedbank Hits the Road

Swedbank Hits the Road

Ahhh, a sunny sky, a warm breeze and the open road- today Swedbank, together with several other organizations, kicks off a week-long summer tour on teaching Private Finance in Swedish public schools, a topic we have been actively promoting for 190 years!  “So what?” you say, “nothing new there!” Oh but it’s a brave new world we live in and our sons and daughters are more in need of guidance than ever…let me explain.  

Tags: education, private finance

16-06-2011 08:30    Comments    Blog

Anna Nilsson awarded ESG prize by CFA Sweden

Anna Nilsson, Head of sustainability analysis at Swedbank Robur, has today been awarded the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) prize to the person/organization that has meant the most to raise awareness of ESG *- issues in the investment process.

Tags: ESG prize, Swedbank Robur, awarded

14-06-2011 16:31    Comments    News

Discussion Paper, No. 24 - June 14, 2011

Perceived inflation after euro cash changeover: the case of Estonia

Tags: Inflation, Euro, Estonia

14-06-2011 10:39    Comments    Publications

Swedbank Analysis-June 14, 2011

Hazy inflation trends in the Baltic countries: it’s time to get lucid

Tags: Analysis, Inflation, Baltic

14-06-2011 10:08    Comments    Publications

Swedbank appoints new head of Large Corporates & Institutions

Swedbank has appointed Magnus Gagner Geeber as new head of the business area Large Corporates & Institutions (LC&I). Magnus Gagner Geeber is currently deputy head of LC&I, with special responsibility for large corporates. He will assume his new position with immediate effect and will remain as a member of Swedbank’s Group Executive Committee.

13-06-2011 08:00    Press releases