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    1. 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 biggest...

    2. 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 elite...

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    1. The Business of Whisky

      For an industry that has enjoyed years of heady growth, the news that exports of Scotc...
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    1. 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 questions —...

    2. 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 minister...

    3. 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...

    4. 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 officialese at...

    5. 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 physical...

    6. 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...

    7. 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 funds...

    8. 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 wait for...

    9. 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 leaving...

    10. 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,...

    11. May 19, 2015

      HSBC to charge for holding deposits

      HSBC has become one of the biggest global banks to say it will begin charging clients on deposits in a basket of European...

    12. May 17, 2015

      Train operators track European contracts as markets open up

      When a train used to reach a European border, the driver would have to get off, walk to the rear carriage and change the...

    13. May 15, 2015

      Mumsnet tackles ‘motherhood penalty’ with jobs site

      Parenting website Mumsnet is to launch a job site focused on family-friendly roles in an attempt to tackle the “motherhood...

    14. May 10, 2015

      Brussels to propose mandatory refugee quotas for EU states

      Brussels is planning to introduce mandatory national quotas for refugees in a radical overhaul of the EU’s immigration rules...

    15. May 7, 2015

      EU employment rises for first time since financial crisis

      The employment rate has risen in the EU for the first time since the financial crisis in a sign of the region’s tentative...

    16. May 4, 2015

      OECD urges Sweden to reform schools system

      A review of Sweden’s troubled schools has called for sweeping changes in the Scandinavian country hitherto held up as a...

    17. FT Data

      May 4, 2015

      Three things we learned from making a China migration choropleth

      By Robin Kwong and Steve Bernard The flow of labour from countryside to city in China has powered three decades of economic...

    18. May 2, 2015

      Lithuania accuses Russia of disrupting work on Baltic power cable

      Lithuania has accused Russian warships of interfering with work on an undersea power cable linking it to Sweden that is...

    19. FT Alphaville

      May 1, 2015

      Sweden's inflation record is less interesting than you think

      Inflation indices that include interest payments are dangerous things, especially in countries where most debts have...

    20. April 29, 2015

      Corporate power without responsibility on the board

      This has not been a salutary week for European corporate governance. At Volkswagen in Germany and at Industrivärden in...

    21. April 29, 2015

      Nordic banks: hit return

      Nordic banks practise what they preach. Chastened by their own crisis in the nineties, they were better placed when the...

    22. April 29, 2015

      Riksbank expands QE to boost recovery

      Sweden’s central bank on Wednesday promised to expand its quantitative easing programme and hinted it could cut what is...

    23. April 28, 2015

      Industrivärden chairman calls jet boardroom coup a ‘power grab’

      The outgoing chairman of a Swedish investment house at the centre of a corporate-jet scandal has lashed out at the investor...

    24. April 28, 2015

      Finns drop warning charges after possible sub sighting off Helsinki

      Finland’s navy dropped warning charges during a hunt for a suspected submarine in a move likely to renew speculation about...

    25. April 27, 2015

      Sweden’s corporate jet scandal claims fresh victim

      Sweden’s corporate world was thrown into turmoil on Monday when the head of one of its most powerful business empires was...

    26. April 23, 2015

      Ericsson: staying grounded

      The slick features on your smartphone are useless without the infrastructure that shoots data through the air. Network...

    27. April 22, 2015

      Studies strengthen insecticide link to bee population decline

      Two studies have added powerful scientific evidence to the view that agricultural pesticides are contributing to a decline...

    28. April 22, 2015

      Volvo: passing lane

      It must be galling for truck drivers, driving deliberately to protect their cargoes and themselves, when smaller vehicles...

    29. April 22, 2015

      Volvo names Martin Lundstedt from rival Scania as chief executive

      Volvo Group has ousted its chief executive and replaced him with the boss of rival Scania as the truckmaker looked for...

    30. April 13, 2015

      Nordic dilemma over how much to include the populist parties

      Populist parties have shaken the political elite across Europe. But as groups such as the Finns, France’s National Front or...

    31. FT Alphaville

      April 10, 2015

      European stocks and not-so-record highs

      European stocks as measured by the Stoxx 600 index finally passed their March 2000 high this week. As measured by the FTSE...

    32. April 10, 2015

      Nordic countries to boost defence co-operation

      The five Nordic countries are to step up their defence co-operation as a direct response to the Russian military threat in...

    33. April 9, 2015

      Force Majeure — film review

      Ruben Östlund’s Force Majeure is a hideously enjoyable dark comedy from Sweden. We shouldn’t relish others’ misery this...

    34. Gavyn Davies

      April 5, 2015

      Global growth report card: world slowdown causes concern

      Last month, the global report card concluded that world economic activity was expanding at a roughly constant growth rate,...

    35. April 3, 2015

      Affordability is key to UK’s policy on shared parental leave

      Britain’s shared parental leave policy begins on Sunday with high hopes in the government it will have a significant effect...

    36. March 31, 2015

      Stockholm: the unicorn factory

      On a dark, snowy night in Stockholm, a mural showing the Taj Mahal is lit up in the conference room at the offices of...

    37. March 30, 2015

      Volvo to build new $500m US factory

      Swedish carmaker Volvo is to invest $500m to build a new factory in the US as it seeks to double its sales in the world’s...

    38. March 30, 2015

      Sweden’s ethical foreign policy runs into Saudi sands

      It is a rare diplomatic feat to offend both Israel and Saudi Arabia. Throw in the United Arab Emirates and Sweden’s...

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