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Swedbank’s acquisition of Sparbanken Öresund approved

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority today approved Swedbank’s acquisition of Sparbanken Öresund and the creation of Sparbanken Skåne*. All permissions have now been granted and the integration process will start.

16-05-2014 14:00    Press releases

Macro Focus - May 2014

What is needed for a 50 basis point cut in July?

Tags: Riksbank, basis point, KIX, July

12-05-2014 13:00    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers’ Index - Services, April 2014

Services PMI climbs to 57.8 in April: service economy picking up steam, with growing business activity and new orders

Tags: PMI, Purchasing Managers’ Index, Services, April

06-05-2014 08:30    Comments    Publications

Commodities and Energy - March 2014

Rising global food prices – a reversal in inflation

Tags: commodities, oil, food, index, metal

02-05-2014 10:45    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers' Index - April, 2014

PMI drops to 55.5 in April – industry continues to expand, but at a slower pace

Tags: PMI, Purchasing Managers' Index, April

02-05-2014 08:30    Comments    Publications

S&P increases Swedbanks stand-alone rating (SACP) to a from a-

S&P has announced that they are increasing the assessment of our Capital and earnings position to strong, from adequate.

Tags: rating

30-04-2014 17:00    Comments    News

CEO Michael Wolf is commenting on the Q1 2014 results

CEO Michael Wolf is commenting on the Interim Report Q1 2014 and giving his view on the future

Tags: interim report

28-04-2014 07:39    Comments    Videos

Interim Report January - March 2014

28-04-2014 07:00    Press releases

Global Trends: The Baltics, April 22, 2014

The Russia-Ukraine conflict Impact on the Baltics

Tags: Baltics, Russia, Ukraine

22-04-2014 11:50    Comments    Publications

Christer Trägårdh appointed head of Swedbank's eastern region

Christer Trägårdh has been appointed head of Swedbank's eastern region. Christer Trägårdh is currently CEO of Bergslagens Sparbank and has long experience in the banking sector. He will take up his new appointment on 4 August and will be a member of the bank's Group Executive Committee.

14-04-2014 08:30    Press releases

Invitation to presentation of Swedbank’s interim report January-March 2014

11-04-2014 12:00    Press releases

Chief Economist Anna Felländer about the Swedish Repo Rate Decision

Chief Economist Anna Felländercomments the Swedish Riksbank's decision to keep the interest rate at 0.75 percent.

Tags: analysis, comment, repo rate, Riksbank

09-04-2014 18:00    Comments    Videos

The Swedish Riksbank's Repo rate decision on 8 April 2014

Economic activity is clearly strengthening, but inflation is expected to remain low for some time. Monetary policy needs to remain expansionary for inflation to rise towards the target. The Executive Board of the Riksbank has therefore decided to hold the repo rate unchanged at 0.75 per cent. The repo rate is expected to remain at this low level for around a year. It is considered appropriate to wait until inflation picks up before beginning to raise the repo rate. The repo-rate path has been adjusted down somewhat and reflects a greater probability of a repo-rate cut in the near term compared with the assessment made in February.

09-04-2014 09:59    Comments    News

Swedbank Economic Outlook Update, April 2014

Swedish economy stands out – but not for long

Tags: Economic Outlook, Sweden, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, GDP, Global, Recovery

08-04-2014 08:30    Comments    Publications

Emerging markets outlook - April 2014

Major challenges but high carry provides support

Tags: China, Russia, Indonesia, Brazil, Turkey, Poland, South Africa, Mexico, South Korea, India, Emerging Markets Outlook

07-04-2014 10:00    Comments    Publications

Purchasing Managers’ Index – Services, March 2014

Services PMI drops to 53.5 in March: growth in the service economy slows as new orders decline

Tags: PMI, Purchasing Managers’ Index, Services, March

03-04-2014 08:30    Comments    Publications

Swedbank Annual Report receives high recognition

  e-com, a London-based company which evaluates annual reports for the 18th consecutive year, has recognised Swedbank Annual Report 2013 as “Report of the month”. The bank’s Sustainability report and Risk Report were also highly commended.

02-04-2014 09:35    Comments    News

Purchasing Managers’ Index, March 2014

PMI rises to 56.5 in March – higher employment and new orders strengthen the industrial economy

Tags: PMI, Purchasing Managers’ Index, March

01-04-2014 08:30    Comments    Publications

Swedbank's Annual General Meeting 2014

Today's Annual General Meeting adopted that there shall be nine board members and re-elected Ulrika Francke, Göran Hedman, Lars Idermark, Anders Igel, Pia Rudengren, Anders Sundström, Karl-Henrik Sundström and Siv Svensson, and elected Maj-Charlotte Wallin to the Board of Directors. The Annual General Meeting elected Anders Sundström as Chair of the Board of Directors. Deloitte AB was elected as auditors for the period until the end of the 2018 Annual General Meeting and it was decided that new Articles of Association be adopted.

19-03-2014 16:10    Press releases

Global Trends - March 18, 2014

Crowdfunding - financing future growth

Tags: Bank, Crowdfunding

18-03-2014 12:00    Comments    Publications