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The Estonian Economy, May 31, 2011

Economy blooming despite sketchy labour market developments

Tags: Economy, Estonia, Monthly Newsletter

31-05-2011 08:48    Comments    Publications

Publication of change in the total number of shares and votes in Swedbank

To ensure delivery of shares to the participants in Swedbank’s incentive program 2010 and to cover certain costs in connection with the program Swedbank AB (publ) (Swedbank) has issued and repurchased 1,500,000 C-shares. The number of C-shares has increased from zero to 1,500,000. The number of preferential shares is unchanged 207,264,185 and the number of ordinary shares is unchanged 952,325,992. The total number of shares has consequently increased from 1,159,590,177 with 1,500,000 to 1,161,090,177.

31-05-2011 08:00    Press releases

Swedbank Analysis, May 30, 2011

Lithuania’s productivity is gaining, but pace could be faster

Tags: Analysis, productivity, Lithuania

30-05-2011 12:16    Comments    Publications

President Valdis Zatlers calls for a dismissal of the Parliament

On Saturday night May 28th the President of Latvia Valdis Zatlers announced his decision to propose a dissolution of the Parliament.

30-05-2011 11:41    Comments    Publications

To the Point, May 30, 2011

The welfare state needs a make-over

Tags: welfare, taxes, GDP

30-05-2011 11:05    Comments    Publications

Greece: Can’t Stay and Can’t Leave the Euro

Greece: Can’t Stay and Can’t Leave the Euro

The anxiety in the markets has once again increased due to speculations surrounding the future for Greece.

27-05-2011 13:40    Comments    Blog

Age is a resource, not a box...

Age is a resource, not a box...

Age, age, age . . . why are we in the west, and especially here in Sweden, so age obsessed?

26-05-2011 09:00    Comments    Blog

Proud as a parent

Proud as a parent

I feel as proud as a parent! This bank has received a new prize and not just any prize!

Tags: charity funds

23-05-2011 11:12    Comments    Blog

The Latvian Economy, May 20, 2011

Demographics – can one see a forest behind the trees?

Tags: Latvia, Economy, Monthly Newsletter

20-05-2011 14:48    Comments    Publications

Swedbank Robur has received an award for its non-profit funds

On May 12, Swedbank Robur was awarded as the "Leading European Charity Fund Provider" and received first prize in the "Profit for Non Profit Award” in the category “Charity Funds ".

20-05-2011 09:34    Comments    News

Swedbank Analysis, May 19, 2011

Recent manufacturing trends in Latvia – are there reasons to worry?

Tags: Latvia, economy, Analysis

19-05-2011 11:03    Comments    Publications

Awards to the best participants of the Educational Student Company Programme

On 6 May a fair of Educational Student Companies was organised by Junior Achievement Lithuania in Vilnius, in the administrative building of Swedbank. There, students presented and implemented the best business ideas, introduced, advertised and sold their products and services. The fair was attended by about 350 students – 61 Student Companies – from 42 Lithuanian schools.  

Tags: Award, entrepreneurs, Students

17-05-2011 14:25    Comments    News

Energy & Commodities, May 16, 2011

Reduced risk appetite and uncertain global outlook pressure commodity prices

Tags: Energy, Commodities, Monthly Newsletter

16-05-2011 10:28    Comments    Publications

Swedbank And Friendsdagen - Skansen May 3, 2011

Tags: Friends, sponsorship, Backteman, CSR

13-05-2011 09:18    Comments    Videos

Proud to support Junior Achievement

Proud to support Junior Achievement

Tags: Junior Achievement

11-05-2011 13:15    Comments    Blog

Latvian Student Company Of The Year Awarded To Bicycle Company

This year’s winner of the Latvian Student Company of the Year Competition is GoHappy – a manufacturer of bicycle accessories. The main product is bicycle seat caps, inspired by the lifestyle in the Netherlands. Swedbank sponsors the Student Company Program in the Baltic countries.

Tags: Swedbank, Latvia, student, sponsorship

10-05-2011 09:24    Comments    News

The Global Economy, May 9, 2011

How will the US finance its growing fiscal deficit this year when the Federal Reserve ends QE2?

Tags: US, fiscal deficit, economy, Monthly Letter

09-05-2011 11:23    Comments    Publications

Let us learn from the children!

Let us learn from the children!

The annual World’s Children’s Prize for the Rights of the Child was given out last Thursday, April 28. Myself and Per Molin, Head of Private Banking Stockholm, joined the ceremony to show our support for the prize and all children all over the world that had taken part in the process.

Tags: rights, democracy, children

06-05-2011 14:12    Comments    Blog

Purchasing Managers´Index Services April 2011

Services PMI climbs to 61.4 in April: the service economy stabilizes at a high level

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

06-05-2011 11:31    Comments    Publications

Swedbank's monthly Market Outlook, May 2, 2011

Tags: Outlook, Analysis

06-05-2011 09:44    Comments    Videos