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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

Flash Comment - June 9, 2011

Latvia: GDP growth driven by investments in 1Q 2011

Tags: Flash comment, GDP, Latvia

09-06-2011 15:32    Comments    Publications

Swedbank's Monthly Market Outlook, June 9 2011

Swedbank's Monthly Market Outlook, June 9 2011

Tags: market outlook

09-06-2011 10:37    Comments    Videos

Flash Comment - June 8, 2011

Latvia: CPI annual growth is about to peak

Tags: Latvia, CPI, Flash Comment

08-06-2011 14:57    Comments    Publications

Swedbank’s early redemption and buyback of subordinated loans

Swedbank is working actively to manage the bank’s capital structure and as a part of this process has applied for, and been granted, approval by Finansinspektionen (SFSA) to buy back issued, subordinated Tier 2 loans amounting to SEK 5bn. SFSA’s approval is valid until 31 August 2011.

08-06-2011 08:00    Press releases

Purchasing Managers´Index Services May 2011

Services PMI drops to 57.1 in May: Slower growth in service sector

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

07-06-2011 18:55    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers´Index May 2011

PMI drops to 56.1 in May 2011 – signs of a downturn in the industrial economy

Tags: PMI, Purchasing Managers´Index, indicator

07-06-2011 18:50    Comments    Publications

Flash Comment - June 7, 2011

Estonia: CPI growth is continuously driven by food prices

Tags: Flash comment, Estonia, food prices

07-06-2011 14:16    Comments    Publications

Why is having a responsible investing strategy so important?

Why is having a responsible investing strategy so important?

As CEO for Swedbank Robur, the largest asset management company in Sweden, I want to highlight the importance of the financial industry having a sustainable investment strategy; from a financial perspective, an ownership perspective and a customer perspective.

07-06-2011 13:41    Comments    Blog