Anders Borg, Sweden's finance minister, says it would be "logical" to have an euro zone fiscal backstop to accompany the region's asset quality review.» Read More
U.S. Senate leader sees chance of breaking fiscal impasse. WASHINGTON- U.S. Senate negotiations to bring a fiscal crisis to an end shows signs of progress, but there are no guarantees the federal government shutdown is about to end or that a debt default will be avoided. -SPAIN- BANKS/ECB, moved, 100 words.
NEW YORK, Oct 11- Crestview Partners is seeking a buyer for Key Safety Systems, a supplier of airbags, seatbelt systems and other car safety components that could be valued at more than $800 million, according to several people familiar with the matter.
STOCKHOLM, Oct 8- With 100 million people logging on every day for a fix of its games like Candy Crush Saga, global gamemaker King is showing rivals not just how to hook players, but how to get them to pay.
*Gazprom accused of abusing dominant position. VILNIUS, Oct 3- EU regulators are preparing to charge Russian gas export monopoly Gazprom with abusing its dominant position in central and eastern Europe, the EU's antitrust chief said on Thursday, in a move that could lead to a fine of up to $15 billion.
HELSINKI, Oct 2- Companies are once more seeking to list on Helsinki's stock exchange after a dearth of initial public offerings in recent years, as new banking regulations make it harder for them to borrow funds, the president of Nasdaq OMX Helsinki said.
*Telefonica, Vodafone, Orange follow in Spain. This mood spells trouble for operators in France, Britain, Italy and even in stronger economies such as Germany, which have spent billions to build 4 G networks in the hope that the new technology will help reverse years of falling prices.
STOCKHOLM, Sept 30- Safe-haven Sweden is set to see strong demand for its debt for some time to come thanks to strong government finances and a gold-plated investment rating, the head of debt management at Sweden's Debt Office said on Monday.
PARIS/ NEW YORK, Sept 29- The brochure for Boeing Co's aircraft repair service makes a simple assertion: "No one knows Boeing airplanes better than Boeing." The airline demanded Boeing fix the state-of-the-art jet, saying it needs repairs after less than 30 days in service.
OSLO, Sept 28- Budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle is taking one of its brand new Dreamliners out of long-haul service and demanding that Boeing repair the plane after it suffered repeated breakdowns, the carrier said on Saturday. Boeing said the repairs would take "a matter of days".
OSLO, Sept 28- Budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle is returning one of its brand new Dreamliners to Boeing, demanding repairs after the jet has suffered repeated breakdowns, it said on Saturday. "We are returning the aircraft to Boeing to improve its reliability." A Boeing spokeswoman could not immediately be reached for comment.
WARSAW, Sept 27- Polish companies are buying into foreign markets long dominated by Western multinationals, driven by growth at home and a hunger to prove they are no longer Europe's poor relations.
*ASOS says cutting returns would boost bottom line. Germany's Zalando and Britain's ASOS, online-only fashion retailers, grabbed market share by promising a free returns service- that now threatens to undermine long-term profits.
*Norwegian Air Shuttle plane was on its way to Stockholm. OSLO, Sept 27- Norwegian Air Shuttle suffered yet another Boeing Dreamliner breakdown on Friday when a hydraulic pump failed, delaying a flight to Stockholm from Bangkok, a spokesman said on Friday.
FRANKFURT/ STOCKHOLM/ HOUGHTON, Mich., Sept 26- The Federal Reserve confused financial markets over scaling back its bond buying, four top officials said on Thursday, with one arguing the central bank should link tapering to drops in the jobless rate and another calling for a broad remake of strategy.
FRANKFURT/ STOCKHOLM/ HOUGHTON, Mich., Sept 26- The Federal Reserve confused financial markets over scaling back its bond buying, three top officials said on Thursday, with one arguing the central bank should link tapering to drops in the jobless rate and another calling for a broad remake of strategy.
*Stockholm climate talks head for final overnight session. STOCKHOLM, Sept 26- A U.N. panel of global climate scientists were set to work through Thursday night to ensure that their strongest case yet for man-made global warming would make sense to the widest possible audience.
WASHINGTON/ STOCKHOLM, Sept 26- The Federal Reserve will find it hard to rein in monetary policy next month without losing face after it surprised markets by holding fire last week, a top Fed official said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The Federal Reserve's effort to assure the public that interest rates will remain near zero for years could have the perverse effect of hurting confidence and damaging economic growth, a top Fed official said on Thursday.
STOCKHOLM, Sept 25- The Swedish state has sold its remaining 7 percent stake in Nordea, the region's biggest bank, giving the centre-right coalition government another 21.6 billion crowns to deploy in the national budget ahead of next year's election.
OSLO, Sept 24- Climate experts on a U.N. panel should focus more on shorter reports on specialist subjects such as extreme weather in a shift from sweeping overviews of the kind being prepared this week in Stockholm, many scientists and governments say.