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  1. October 17, 2011

    Weavering founder faces fund fraud claims

    The founder of Weavering Capital (UK), one of London’s oldest hedge fund managers which collapsed in 2009, was the “chief...

  2. June 29, 2011

    Case study: Bespoke buses drive up Solaris’s profits

    Among Poland’s bumper crop of start-ups since the collapse of communism, Solaris Bus & Coach stands out for its founder’s...

  1. June 29, 2011

    Infrastructure: Football contest seen as way to boost building programmes

    Digital clocks in city squares and government offices across the country count down the days, hours, minutes and seconds...

  2. June 29, 2011

    Defence industry: Consolidation is best strategy for Bumar

    If any country among the former satellite states of central and eastern Europe could hope to preserve a strong defence...

  3. April 6, 2011

    Banks: Altered economic backdrop prompts rethink of tactics

    Austria’s three big banks have survived the global financial crisis without tipping into full-year losses, despite warnings...

  4. June 13, 2010

    Credit file victim sets up as helping hand

    An accountant who almost lost his business over two mistakes on his credit file has launched a new company to help others...

  5. May 20, 2009

    PMs agree line in telecoms dispute

    Telenor, the Norwegian telecoms company, and Alfa Group of Russia should resolve their shareholder disputes by legal means,...

  6. May 18, 2009

    Independent to lead Lithuania

    Dalia Grybauskaite, the European Union's budget commissioner, won a resounding victory yesterday in Lithuania's...

  7. May 12, 2009

    Iceland nears EU accession talks

    Iceland hopes to start accession talks with the European Union by July, although the island's government and its 320,000...

  8. May 12, 2009

    Latvian economy slides by 18%

    Latvia's economy shrunk by 18 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter - and by 28.7 per cent compared with the previous...

  9. April 25, 2009

    Volvo suffers second quarterly hit

    Volvo AB, the world's second-largest truckmaker, reported a second consecutive quarter of losses yesterday and forecast...

  10. April 6, 2009

    Dane takes to a bigger stage

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen (below) has transformed Danish politics and raised Denmark's profile in eight years as premier. His...

  11. April 4, 2009

    Norway to review sovereign fund

    The Norwegian government will review the operations of its sovereign wealth fund after it lost €75bn ($100bn, £68bn) on its...

  12. March 20, 2009

    Parex reschedules syndicated loans

    Parex Banka, the struggling Latvian bank that was nationalised in November, has rescheduled €775m ($1.05bn) of syndicated...

  13. February 25, 2009

    Danes cut tax to spur spending

    The Danish government yesterday announced plans to cut the top tax rate by 8 percentage points as part of a DKr12bn...

  14. February 25, 2009

    Denmark to cut top rate of tax

    Denmark yesterday announced plans to cut the top tax rate by 8 percentage points as part of a DKr12bn economic stimulus....

  15. February 12, 2009

    TeliaSonera and Telenor surge

    Scandinavia's two largest telecoms companies reported better than expected results in the fourth quarter and said they...

  16. February 4, 2009

    Stockholm to give banks $6bn

    Sweden will provide up to Skr50bn ($6bn, €4.6bn, £4.2bn) in new capital to banks to encourage them to keep lending. "To get...

  17. February 3, 2009

    Atlas Copco to cut 3,000 jobs

    Atlas Copco, the Swedish producer of air compressors and industrial tools, yesterday said it would cut 3,000 more jobs - 9...

  18. February 2, 2009

    Iceland forms government

    Iceland's two leftwing parties yesterday agreed to form a minority government to lead the crisis-hit island to early...

  19. January 31, 2009

    Finland launches €2bn stimulus

    The Finnish government yesterday unveiled a €2bn ($2.5bn, £1.7bn) stimulus package intended to prevent the return of high...

  20. January 17, 2009

    Baltic unrest reaches Lithuania

    Police fired teargas and rubber bullets to keep demonstrators away from the Lithuanian parliament yesterday as thousands...

  21. December 30, 2008

    Telenor wins Alfa case appeal

    Telenor, the Nordic telecoms group, has won an appeal against a $2.8bn fine imposed by a Russian court, although the case...

  22. December 30, 2008

    Telenor wins Alfa case appeal

    Telenor, the Nordic telecoms group, has won an appeal against a $2.8bn fine imposed by a Russian court, although the case...

  23. December 20, 2008

    Latvia to receive $7.5bn in aid

    Latvia will borrow €7.5bn (€5.19bn, £4.87bn) from a consortium led by the European Union and the International Monetary...

  24. December 9, 2008

    SSAB to axe 1,300 jobs

    SSAB, the Swedish steelmaker, is to cut 1,300 jobs, joining fellow exporters Volvo Trucks, Volvo Cars and Sandvik in...

  25. December 6, 2008

    Lithuania moves to avoid IMF loan

    Lithuania's new centre-right government will slash the budget deficit to avoid being forced to seek help from the...

  26. December 6, 2008

    Lithuania moves to avoid IMF loan

    Lithuania's new centre-right government will slash the budget deficit to avoid being forced to seek help from the...

  27. November 13, 2008

    Russia holds off on duty increase

    Russia has delayed a planned rise in timber export duties, giving Finnish paper companies a shot in the arm. Stora Enso,...

  28. November 6, 2008

    SAS losses grow

    SAS, the largest Scandinavian airline, said yesterday it would accelerate cost cuts and continue to talk to potential...

  29. October 28, 2008

    Lithuania begins coalition talks

    Lithuania's victorious Homeland Union, the main opposition party, yesterday began talks to form a centre-right coalition...

  30. October 24, 2008

    DnB NOR insider trading probe

    DnB NOR, Norway's largest bank, is being investigated for suspected insider trading after it sold an unusual volume of...

  31. October 24, 2008

    DnB NOR insider trading probe

    DnB NOR, Norway's largest bank, has been placed under investigation for suspected insider trading after it sold an unusual...

  32. October 24, 2008

    Swedish banks feeling downturn

    Swedish bank shares fell sharply yesterday as third-quarter results showed the growing impact of the global credit crisis....

  33. October 24, 2008

    DnB NOR insider trading probe

    DnB NOR, Norway's largest bank, has been placed under investigation for suspected insider trading after it sold an unusual...

  34. October 22, 2008

    Norsk Hydro falls on lower profits

    Norsk Hydro, Europe's second-largest aluminium producer, yesterday reported sharply lower profits and warned of worsening...

  35. October 22, 2008

    Norsk Hydro falls on lower profits

    Norsk Hydro, Europe's second-largest aluminium producer, yesterday reported sharply lower profits and warned of worsening...

  36. September 27, 2008

    TeliaSonera expands in Asia

    TeliaSonera, the Nordic telecommunications company that this summer rejected a $41bn bid from France Telecom, has expanded...

  37. September 24, 2008

    Student kills 10 at college

    A student shot 10 people dead at a college in western Finland and then killed himself. It was the country's second student...

  38. September 24, 2008

    Student kills 10 at college

    A student shot 10 people dead at a college in western Finland and then killed himself. It was the country's second student...

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