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    1. Fast FT

      May 30, 2016

      Swedish growth cools in Q1 but remains robust

      Sweden’s economic growth slightly undershot expectations in the first quarter but GDP still expanded by 4.2 per cent...

    2. Fast FT

      May 26, 2016

      UK trader in 'flash crash' probe appeals extradition

      Navinder Singh Sarao, the British trader accused of contributing to the so-called stock market “flash crash” of 2010,...

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    1. Fast FT

      May 19, 2016

      Europe's builders still stuck in decline

      Europe’s construction industry is having a bad start to the year. Output in the sector fell 0.5 per cent in March...

    2. Fast FT

      May 19, 2016

      Norway could still go negative says central bank chief

      Norway could join its Nordic peers by cutting interest rates below zero, the country’s central bank governor has said....

    3. Fast FT

      May 18, 2016

      Eurozone inflation confirmed at -0.2%

      Sub zero, as expected. The eurozone’s annual inflation rate has been confirmed at -0.2 per cent for April in the final...

    4. May 12, 2016

      EU extends border controls within Schengen for six months

      EU member states have signed off on six more months of border controls within the Schengen area despite protests from...

    5. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      EU approves Schengen controls for another 6 months

      EU member states signed off on six more months of border controls within the Schengen area despite protests from Greece...

    6. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      Oil bounce helps Norway keep rates on hold

      Norway has held fire on another interest rate cut, leaving its key deposit rate unchanged at 0.5 per cent in May. The...

    7. May 12, 2016

      Why can’t Brits see all their pension plans on one screen?

      Could you name all the pension schemes of which you have been a member through your working life, with a rough idea of...

    8. May 9, 2016

      Rough diamond sells for a record $63m

      An 813 carat rough diamond called The Constellation has been sold for $63m — a record value for an unpolished stone...

    9. May 9, 2016

      Inflation data could lift Sweden’s krona

      Sweden is due on Thursday to release April inflation data, and RBC Capital Markets reckons this offers an opportunity...

    10. May 9, 2016

      Brexit vote set to fuel more referendums

      Britain’s referendum is widely expected to trigger a domino effect of similar votes on EU membership, with a...

    11. May 4, 2016

      Volvo Cars’ profits driven by demand for SUVs

      Volvo Cars booked more profit in the first three months of 2016 than the first half of 2015 as booming consumer demand...

    12. April 29, 2016

      Happy anniversary to the Bund tantrum

      Happy Bund tantrum anniversary, everyone. A year ago, German bonds began a sell-off — a sickening one for those owning...

    13. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      The Great Bund Tantrum: one year on

      Happy Bund tantrum anniversary, everyone. It’s a year since German government debt was hit with a humbling decline....

    14. April 27, 2016

      Volvo to put 100 British families in driverless cars

      One hundred families will be driven around in autonomous cars in the most ambitious test of driverless vehicles in...

    15. Fast FT

      April 26, 2016

      Denmark slashes GDP growth forecasts

      Denmark has slashed its forecast for economic growth this year as its stuttering recovery from the financial crisis...

    16. Fast FT

      April 26, 2016

      Boardroom drama but steady results for Swedbank

      Swedbank had its fair share of boardroom drama in the early months of 2016, so investors will perhaps be happy that its...

    17. April 25, 2016

      Brexit fears leave the euro alone for now

      President Obama didn’t cross the Atlantic just to lend a helping hand to David Cameron’s campaign to keep Britain in...

    18. Fast FT

      April 21, 2016

      Sweden boosts QE to cool krona. Krona jumps anyway

      Sweden’s central bank has decided to boost its programme of bond buying in an effort to hold down the krona and stop...

    19. April 20, 2016

      Svenska Handelsbanken: credit due

      Even by Swedish standards Svenska Handelsbanken is somewhat haughty. It has plenty of reason to be: a double-digit...

    20. April 19, 2016

      The riddle of the rising euro

      The euro, which has spent much of 2016 accumulating value compared with the dollar, is in good company. Five central...

    21. April 18, 2016

      Vattenfall offloads German lignite mines to Czech consortium

      Swedish energy group Vattenfall is planning to offload its lossmaking east German lignite mines to a Czech consortium,...

    22. Brussels Blog

      April 18, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: The immaculate relocation

      This is Monday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    23. April 17, 2016

      Week Ahead Economic Outlook: Monetary policy back in spotlight

      Monetary policy is back on the top of the agenda this week with central bankers from the eurozone and Sweden’s Riksbank...

    24. April 16, 2016

      Could Brexit be a good thing for Europe?

      The EU referendum campaign officially began this week and one area that has not been examined so far has been what...

    25. Fast FT

      April 14, 2016

      Eurozone deflation revised away

      Inflation figures for the eurozone have been revised upwards, taking the single currency zone out of deflation...

    26. Fast FT

      April 13, 2016

      Fancy a fight? There's a central bank for that

      The golden rule “do not fight the central banks” is a thing of the past. That’s according to Bank of America Merrill...

    27. April 12, 2016

      Spotify co-founders threaten to quit Sweden

      Spotify has threatened to turn its back on its home country of Sweden unless the government takes urgent action to help...

    28. Fast FT

      April 12, 2016

      Swedish annual inflation rises at fastest rate in nearly 4 years

      Inflation in Sweden ticked up unexpectedly in March, a boon for the country’s central bank, which has spent the last...

    29. April 12, 2016

      Swedish PM describes countrymen’s gloom as ‘surreal’

      Sweden’s economy may be booming and its authorities may have stemmed a massive influx of refugees but prime minister...

    30. April 10, 2016

      Sweden sets an example in corporate governance

      Some of Sweden’s large companies are experiencing a bumpy period. Swedbank has lost its chairman and chief executive...

    31. April 6, 2016

      Corporate scandals tarnish Sweden’s squeaky-clean image

      From questionable property deals and allegations of market abuse to misuse of corporate jets and a corruption...

    32. April 6, 2016

      H&M profits hit by bad weather and currency shifts

      Hennes & Mauritz reported a first-quarter profit that narrowly beat analysts’ expectations, despite suffering a drop in...

    33. Fast FT

      April 6, 2016

      Sweden: 'Central bank strategies must be reassessed'

      Stefan Ingves, governor of Sweden’s 348-year-old Riksbank, says it’s time for a rethink on how central banks work,...

    34. April 5, 2016

      Let men bond with their babies, too

      Anyone who worked with me as I toiled to introduce shared parental leave to the UK will tell you the policy was my...

    35. April 3, 2016

      New fronts open up in rekindled currency wars

      In 2010 Guido Mantega, then Brazil’s finance minister, accused the United States and fellow powerful economies of...

    36. FT Alphaville

      April 3, 2016

      Thought(s) for the weekend

      Dharmesh’s culture code incorporates elements of HubSpeak. For example, it instructs that when someone quits or gets...

    37. Fast FT

      April 1, 2016

      Norwegian manufacturers continue to suffer

      Contraction in Norway’s manufacturing sector accelerated in March according to the country’s official purchasing...

    38. FT Alphaville

      March 30, 2016

      A weird argument against a faster inflation target in Sweden

      Ask most central bankers why a little inflation is a good thing, and they’ll give you some combination of these three...

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