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Macro Comment on The Global Finanicial Market, 6 September, 2011

Macro Comment on The Global Finanicial Market, 6 September, 2011

07-09-2011 09:03    Comments    Videos

Christian Hall - How Basel may affect the Banking Sector

Christian Hall - How Basel may affect the Banking Sector

Tags: Basel III

05-09-2011 14:53    Comments    Videos

Purchasing Managers´Index, August 2011

PMI drops to 48.7 in August 2011 – marked slowdown in the industrial economy

Tags: PMI, Purchasing Managers´Index, Indicator

02-09-2011 16:47    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 August 2011 conversion of an aggregate of 12,864,125  preference shares into ordinary shares pursuant to the conversion clause set forth in Swedbank’s articles of association.

02-09-2011 12:00    Press releases

Lithuanian Economy - September 2, 2011

Growth slows gradually

Tags: Lithuania, Economy, Monthly Letter

02-09-2011 09:34    Comments    Publications

Swedbank in Lithuania has become the sponsor of the largest sports event “Velomarathon”

On 21 August, Sunday, the streets of Vilnius, the capital city of Lithuania, belonged to the crowd of many thousands of cyclists gathering to the most beautiful event hosted for cyclists - “Velomarathon 2011”.

Tags: Lithuania, Velomarathon, sponsor

02-09-2011 09:17    Comments    News

Flash comment: Estonia - August 30, 2011

 Wage growth surprisingly modest in 2Q

Tags: Estonia, Economy, Wage, Flash comment

30-08-2011 17:00    Comments    Publications

Swedbank comments the past day’s discussion on the bank’s repurchase of shares

Swedbank’s Board of Directors received a mandate at the Annual General Meeting 2011 from the bank’s shareholders to repurchase a maximum of 10 percent of outstanding shares. The background for the decision is that Swedbank – based on the risk level in the bank’s balance sheet as shown by various stress tests – set a target for the bank’s core Tier 1 capital ratio of 13 percent.

28-08-2011 18:21    Press releases

Cecilia Skingsley at Swedbank comments on the current financial environment, August 24, 2011.

Cecilia Skingsley at Swedbank comments on the current financial environment, August 24, 2011.

Tags: Skingsley, repo rate, outlook, financial, environment

24-08-2011 13:18    Comments    Videos

Swedbank Economic Outlook - August 23, 2011

Global headwinds pose policy challenges

23-08-2011 10:52    Comments    Publications

Global Economic Outlook, August 2011

Global growth is slowing – without reforms the world economy is at risk

Tags: Economy, Global, Outlook, GDP

22-08-2011 10:00    Comments    Publications

Energy & Commodities - August 19, 2011

Commodities prices fall as global growth slows

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

19-08-2011 13:32    Comments    Publications

Flash Comment: Latvia - August 18, 2011

Latvian employment up by 3.3% yoy in 2Q 2011

Tags: Flash comment, Latvia, Employment, Unemployment

18-08-2011 15:30    Comments    Publications

KBW's Stimpson Likes Swedbank on Buybacks, `Safety'

KBW's Stimpson Likes Swedbank on Buybacks, `Safety'

Aug. 15, 2011. Andrew Stimpson, an analyst at KBW Inc., talks about European banks and his investment strategy. Stimpson also discusses Basel III rules. He speaks with Tom Keene on Bloomberg Television's "Surveillance Midday." (Source: Bloomberg)

Tags: Swedbank, buyback, share

16-08-2011 09:56    Comments    Videos

Flash comment: Estonia - August 12, 2011

Activity is growing in the labour market: employment increases while unemployment falls in 2Q.  

Tags: Flash comment, Estonia, Employment

12-08-2011 16:13    Comments    Publications

Flash Comment - August 11, 2011

Estonia: Economic growth higher than expected in 2Q

Tags: Flash comment, Estonia, Economy

11-08-2011 12:04    Comments    Publications

Flash Comment: Latvia - August 9, 2011

GDP showed vigorous growth in 2Q 2011

Tags: Flash comment, GDP, Latvia

11-08-2011 09:10    Comments    Publications

Swedbank takes the next step – changes in management

The next step in Swedbank’s development involves a number of top management changes. Göran Bronner, Swedbank’s current Chief Risk Officer, will become the new Chief Financial Officer. Håkan Berg, the current Head of Baltic Banking will be the new Chief Risk Officer. The new Head of Baltic Banking will be Birgitte Bonnesen at present Head of Internal Audit. All changes will take place with immediate effect.

10-08-2011 07:30    Press releases

Flash Comment - August 8, 2011

Latvia: CPI annual growth decelerated in July 2011

Tags: Flash comment, Latvia, CPI

08-08-2011 14:06    Comments    Publications

Investment Center comments the latest events on the financial markets

On Friday, the credit rating agency Standard & Poor's lowered their US credit rating from AAA to AA+ with negative outlook. The market has reacted negatively to this, and the stock markets that were open on Sunday and Monday morning, have fallen in the order of 2-4 per cent.

08-08-2011 14:00    Comments    News