Search for Sweden and
    1. 20 hours ago

      Cheap energy is the new cheap labour

      The price of oil keeps on falling; the shale gas boom has reduced the price of natural gas in the US to a third of that in...

    2. November 25, 2014

      The growing absurdity of German energy policy

      At a time of mounting concern about climate change, governments are under pressure to introduce renewable sources of energy...

    Special Reports

    1. Golf

      What on earth possesses 24 golfers, who in any other tournament would carry themselves...
    2. Global Property Insight

      The Financial Times’ definitive guide to the world of commercial property from the per...
    Search more Special Reports on this topic.

    1. November 25, 2014

      Swedes ‘truly afraid’ after submarine hunt, says foreign minister

      Swedes are “truly afraid” of what is happening in their neighbourhood after a foreign submarine entered waters outside...

    2. November 24, 2014

      German plea to Sweden over threat to coal mines

      Germany has made a dramatic appeal to Sweden to help it out of an energy dilemma that threatens Europe’s biggest economy as...

    3. November 20, 2014

      Concern rises as cracks appear in Nordic model

      Cracks are beginning to appear in the vaunted Nordic model. The four main Nordic countries – Denmark, Finland, Norway and...

    4. November 19, 2014

      Central banks: Stockholm syndrome

      When the global financial crisis broke in 2008, Sweden’s central bank seemed to be one of the best-equipped to fight it. The...

    5. November 17, 2014

      Why your mother may have been wrong about drinking up your milk

      One of my earliest memories is my mother’s plaintive demands for me to drink my milk so I would grow up to be big and...

    6. November 16, 2014

      Sweden’s pensions overhaul tests resilience of AP3 boss

      Running part of the fortune that makes up the Swedish state pension funds is no easy task and Kerstin Hessius, chief...

    7. November 14, 2014

      Putting proteins on the map

      The Human Protein Atlas, a 10-year project to track all 20,000 proteins produced by our genome, has published an interactive...

    8. The World

      November 14, 2014

      Mystery mini-sub vindicates Swedish navy

      A handout picture released by Swedish army shows the mystery mini sub They came, they saw (eventually), and they pledged to...

    9. FT Alphaville

      November 13, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - About those FX fines: “this isn’t Libor manipulation, where they just made stuff up. This is...

    10. November 11, 2014

      Touch of fear fails to damp appeal of Nordic bonds

      Political and economic commentators tend to go a little weak at the knees when it comes to the Nordic countries. Sweden,...

    11. November 9, 2014

      Sweden’s PM hits back at business critics

      Sweden’s prime minister defended his centre-left government’s first month in power after business critics labelled its start...

    12. November 7, 2014

      ‘A Brief Stop on the Road from Auschwitz’, by Göran Rosenberg

      In August 1947 a young Jewish man named David Rosenberg descended alone from a train at the small town of Södertälje, a few...

    13. November 5, 2014

      Nordic nations show little appetite for Cameron’s EU agenda

      David Cameron should be among friends when he arrives in Helsinki on Thursday for an annual meeting with Baltic and Nordic...

    14. November 5, 2014

      A Swift reply to Spotify’s siren song

      Taylor Swift, the singer-songwriter, has removed her entire catalogue from Spotify, the music streaming service founded in...

    15. November 4, 2014

      Swedes outperform eurozone’s turnips

      Remember fundamentals? While stock market sentiment remains in thrall to the monetary policy machinations of central banks,...

    16. FT Alphaville

      November 3, 2014

      Guest post: The Riksbank at zero -- lessons for others

      Sweden’s Riksbank cut its key interest rate to zero last week because inflation was too low. The Riksbank has been noted –...

    17. October 31, 2014

      Bargains on offer as the great Euro-hate continues

      Investors continue to shun European companies in the wake of the “stress tests” on the continent’s banks, despite evidence...

    18. October 30, 2014

      English men paid more if parents have degrees, study finds

      English men whose parents are university educated are likely to earn 20 per cent more than those whose mothers and fathers...

    19. October 29, 2014

      Nato fighter jets intercept Russian military aircraft

      More than two dozen Russian military aircraft, including six nuclear bombers, have conducted “significant military...

    20. October 29, 2014

      Tactic of ‘lean against the wind’ has failed Sweden

      Four years ago Sweden appeared to be a model for the global recovery. A monetary policy innovator, it had brought in...

    21. October 29, 2014

      Month of mellow fruitfulness for markets

      Next week is November – the month when, according to Jordan Kotick, noted strategist at RBC Capital Markets, “seasonal winds...

    22. October 29, 2014

      Swedes lean towards Nato membership, poll shows

      More Swedes are in favour of joining Nato than are against for the first time in the Nordic country’s history, according to...

    23. October 28, 2014

      Swedish krona falls after rate cut

      Sweden’s krona fell to a four-year low after the country’s central bank delivered a larger than expected rate cut and dovish...

    24. October 28, 2014

      Sweden cuts rates to zero in battle against deflation

      Sweden’s central bank cut interest rates to zero – a record low – as it stepped up its increasingly desperate fight against...

    25. October 27, 2014

      Krona weakness reflects Riksbank dovishness

      Keep an eye on the Swedish krona. The Riksbank delivers its latest policy decision on Tuesday and given Sweden in September...

    26. October 26, 2014

      Business attacks Sweden’s new government

      Leading Swedish business people have decried what they see as the anti-business rhetoric of Sweden’s new centre-left...

    27. October 24, 2014

      Swedish hunt for submarine descends into farce

      Finding a submarine was “like [looking for] Jesus”, Swedish Rear Admiral Anders Grenstad said this week. “Everyone knows who...

    28. October 24, 2014

      Volvo shares rise after truckmaker increases cost-saving target

      Shares in Volvo Group surged as the world’s second-largest truckmaker substantially increased its cost-cutting programme and...

    29. October 24, 2014

      The Spotify effect

      Don’t tell people what you do,” Per Sundin’s wife insisted as they went to a dinner party several years ago. Sundin wasn’t a...

    30. October 24, 2014

      Sweden abandons submarine hunt

      Sweden has called off its hunt for a foreign submarine, bringing the seven-day operation in the Stockholm archipelago to an...

    31. Brussels Blog

      October 23, 2014

      Leaked letter: 14 ministers take on Juncker over trade

      Juncker addresses the European Parliament before the vote approving his new Commission It started out as an internecine turf...

    32. October 22, 2014

      Utilities companies search for new business models as losses mount

      Vattenfall, Sweden’s state-owned energy giant, is caught between a rock and several hard places. Energy is plentiful and...

    33. October 22, 2014

      Fighters scrambled as Russian spy plane violates Estonian air space

      A Russian maritime spy plane flew into Estonian territory on Tuesday in the most serious violation of Nato airspace by...

    34. October 21, 2014

      Sweden vows to increase defence spending amid hunt for submarine

      Sweden’s prime minister pledged to increase defence spending in response to rising regional tensions after Russia’s invasion...

    35. October 20, 2014

      Baltic security: Tensions on the frontier

      Jarring reminders of the past are almost a weekly occurrence in the Baltic sea region these days. Last weekend, the Swedish...

    36. October 20, 2014

      Sweden closes airspace as submarine hunt intensifies

      Sweden closed off airspace above part of the Stockholm archipelago as its hunt for a foreign submarine – presumed to be...

    37. October 14, 2014

      Sweden slides further into deflation

      Sweden experienced its 16th month of deflation in the past two years in September, raising the prospect of another interest...

    38. October 10, 2014

      Why home buyers in Stockholm have to move quickly

      With unspoilt nature at its door, excellent education and a thriving cultural scene – not to mention new bar and restaurant...

    Search for Sweden and

    RELATED VIDEOS

    Videos from FT.com that closely match this topic

    1. Richard Milne on why forming a new Swedish government is tricky...
      September 15, 2014

      Richard Milne on why forming a new Swedish government i...

    2. Carola Hoyos takes a ride in one of the world’s fastest aircraft...
      August 29, 2014

      Carola Hoyos takes a ride in one of the world’s fastest...

    3. Robert Bergqvist on Sweden’s deflation and housing bubble...
      June 25, 2014

      Robert Bergqvist on Sweden’s deflation and housing bubble