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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.

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'

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

The Lithuanian Economy - August 5, 2011

Better expectations and lower savings behind consumption growth

Tags: Lithuania, Monthly Letter, Global

05-08-2011 10:23    Comments    Publications

The Latvian Economy - August 4, 2011

Restocking has nearly petered out; future economic growth to depend on fundamentals  

Tags: Latvia, Economy, Monthly Letter, GDP

04-08-2011 10:26    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers´Index Services July 2011

Services PMI climbs to 54.7 in July: growth continues.

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

04-08-2011 08:30    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers´Index July 2011

PMI falls to 50.1 in July – industrial production stagnating

Tags: PMI, Purchasing Managers´Index, Indicator

03-08-2011 10:55    Comments    Publications

Michael Wolf Interview with CNBC about Q2 Results

In an interview with CNBC, Swedbank's CEO Michael Wolf comments on the results second quarter.

22-07-2011 13:27    Comments    News

Presentation of Swedbank's Q2 2011 Results

Michael Wolf, CEO, Erkki Raasuke, CFO and Göran Bronner, CRO, present Swedbank's Q2 2011 results at a press conference in Stockholm, Sweden.

Tags: Q2 results

21-07-2011 12:53    Comments    Presentations

Swedbank Corporate Presentation June 2011

A short presentation of Swedbank Group, 30 June, 2011.

Tags: Corporate Presentation

21-07-2011 12:25    Comments    Presentations