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    1. August 25, 2015

      Osborne wins Nordic backing for EU reform

      George Osborne has won Nordic backing for Britain’s drive to reform its relationship with the EU, with his Finnish...

    2. August 24, 2015

      Osborne seeks Scandinavian support for EU reforms

      George Osborne will visit three northern European capitals in a single day as he looks to secure support for the UK’s...

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    1. Boldness in Business

      The FT ArcelorMittal Boldness in Business Awards ceremony was held in London on March ...
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      For an industry that has enjoyed years of heady growth, the news that exports of Scotc...
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    1. August 23, 2015

      The case for retiring another ‘barbarous relic’

      The fact that people treat cash as the go-to safe asset when banks are teetering is heavy with historical irony. Paper...

    2. August 23, 2015

      Grenade attacks shock Swedish city

      Southern Sweden is no stranger to inner city tensions. Only three years ago, a wave of gangland shootings saw Malmo...

    3. August 23, 2015

      Sweden’s ‘lagom’ philosophy in the office

      Employers who want to create a collaborative and innovative place to work could pick up some tips from the Swedes. The...

    4. FT Data

      August 20, 2015

      Datawatch: Marriage rates

      Marriage rates have fallen universally across the developed world since the 1970s; by a third in the US and almost...

    5. August 20, 2015

      Anti-immigration Sweden Democrats become country’s largest party

      The anti-immigration Sweden Democrats has become the largest party in Sweden according to one opinion poll that...

    6. August 14, 2015

      Central bankers should take the plunge and raise interest rates

      Can you remember life before the iPhone? The “revolutionary and magical” product first went on sale in July 2007. It...

    7. August 12, 2015

      Julian Assange should leave his Knightsbridge bedsit

      For the past three years, Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has been holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in...

    8. August 12, 2015

      Q&A: Assange weighs options as potential charges set to expire

      Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who has been living in Ecuador’s embassy in London since 2012 after he was...

    9. August 12, 2015

      Sweden and Ecuador agree to talks over Julian Assange

      Ecuador has agreed to hold talks with Sweden about questioning WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over alleged sex...

    10. August 10, 2015

      Sandvik fires chief executive

      The sweeping clear-out of Swedish boardrooms following a business jet scandal claimed another victim as mining...

    11. August 10, 2015

      Favour Norwegian krone over Scandi rival

      No offence intended to our Nordic cousins, but you know it’s going to be quite a thin week for potential macroeconomic...

    12. August 9, 2015

      Anger erupts over proposals for Swedish pension reform

      The Swedish government’s plan to overhaul the country’s pension system has prompted condemnation from senior officials...

    13. August 4, 2015

      Free Lunch: The dream of selling low and buying high

      Short-circuited yearnings for devaluation At the Wonkblog, Matt O'Brien has compared Sweden and Finland and observed...

    14. August 2, 2015

      Scandinavian housing bubbles spark financial stability fears

      Fears of housing bubbles in the three Scandinavian capitals are rising, fuelled by unprecedented negative and record...

    15. FT Data

      July 27, 2015

      Finland suffers from Russian links

      Finland’s economy has been contracting uninterruptedly since the start of 2012, excluding a brief mild expansion in the...

    16. July 23, 2015

      Do not fight free trade — it makes countries richer

      In the middle of the 19th century Johan Gripenstedt realised something that his countrymen, like other Europeans, are...

    17. July 21, 2015

      Handelsbanken reports its best quarterly profit

      Handelsbanken, the Swedish bank, reported the best quarterly results in its 143-year history despite the impact of...

    18. July 19, 2015

      Match racing fans anticipate changing shape of America’s Cup

      The foiling, wing-sailed catamarans of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series race each other on Thursday using...

    19. July 12, 2015

      Smart tennis stars serve up brainpower to beat brawn

      By the time this appears I should be in a small town in Sweden celebrating the wedding of our friends Yoshi and Ulf....

    20. FT Alphaville

      July 8, 2015

      Rocket watch

      Keep an eye on Matt Earl’s blog, where he has a couple of posts up so far on Rocket Internet, the industrial scale...

    21. July 7, 2015

      Currency skirmishes become pitched battles

      The Riksbank’s decision last week to cut its policy interest rate by 10 basis points to minus 0.35 per cent was widely...

    22. July 3, 2015

      Swedish bank’s closet-tracking claim dismissed

      An influential Swedish government body has been accused of succumbing to lobbying pressure after dismissing a legal...

    23. July 3, 2015

      Ten and rising: the independent record label reviving Swedish pop music

      At the turn of the millennium, nobody would have begrudged Ola Håkansson his retirement. He had been an integral figure...

    24. July 2, 2015

      The Riksbank reveals a strengthening resolve

      Sweden’s economy is one that most others would envy, with a trade surplus of Germanic proportions, GDP growing at a...

    25. July 2, 2015

      Sweden takes interest rates deeper into negative territory

      Sweden’s central bank has taken its main policy rate deeper into negative and uncharted territory, citing growing...

    26. July 2, 2015

      Swedish krona hits 3-week euro low after rate cut

      Sweden’s currency fell to a three-week low against the euro on Wednesday after the country’s central bank unexpectedly...

    27. June 28, 2015

      Swedish investors attack governance record of Norway’s oil fund

      Norway’s oil fund has come under attack from several of Sweden’s largest investors over concerns that the world’s...

    28. June 28, 2015

      Sweden fights ‘the industry’s dirty little secret’

      Carl Rosén, chief executive of the Swedish Shareholders’ Association, has become the scourge of the country’s business...

    29. June 25, 2015

      Push for big data escalates as viewers tune out of traditional TV

      How many people watch TV shows? Is that number going up or down? For broadcasters, those are almost existential...

    30. June 19, 2015

      British Muslims urged to do more to resist extremism

      David Cameron will call on British Muslims to do more to stamp out radicalism in their own communities as the prime...

    31. June 18, 2015

      Norway cuts interest rates to record low

      Norway cut its main interest rate to a record low of 1 per cent, as fears over the impact of the low oil price trumped...

    32. June 17, 2015

      UK Listings Authority shares the blame for Bumi’s slow-mo car crash

      The Financial Conduct Authority has developed a Random Regulatory Jargon Generator that spews out gobbets of...

    33. June 15, 2015

      Central banks enter the unknown with sub-zero rates

      For years, central bankers have treated the fabled interest rate known as the “zero lower bound” as if it were a...

    34. June 12, 2015

      UK’s iron chancellor looks to Berlin

      Chancellors accused of stinginess usually fall back on history or international comparison for their defence. George...

    35. June 7, 2015

      Three Swedish banks accused of ‘closet tracking’

      Three of Sweden’s four largest banks have been accused of mis-selling funds to retail investors as the scrutiny on...

    36. June 5, 2015

      Meet the Wallenbergs

      One wears his protective helmet askew, like a rap star. All three jostle and bump into each other playfully as they...

    37. June 4, 2015

      Wallenberg scions warn of potential damage from Brexit

      One of Europe’s leading business families is warning that the UK leaving the EU would be more damaging than Greece...

    38. May 20, 2015

      Russia weighs on EU’s eastern ambitions

      The last time EU leaders met the six former Soviet countries in the bloc’s Eastern Partnership programme in Vilnius,...

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