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  • COPENHAGEN, Feb 15- Danish police shot and killed a man in Copenhagen on Sunday they believe was responsible for two deadly attacks at an event promoting freedom of speech and on a synagogue. The prime minister described the first shooting, which bore similarities to an assault in Paris in January on the office of weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo, as a terrorist...

  • Expect more cuts from Riksbank: Pro   Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    Expect more cuts from Riksbank: Pro

    Have central banks lost their credibility? Thomas Harr, global head of FICC research at Danske Bank, weighs in, saying he expects Riksbank to cut rates again by 10 basis points.

  • Riksbank's rate cut wasn't a surprise: HSBC   Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 9:45 PM ET
    Riksbank's rate cut wasn't a surprise: HSBC

    Amid a low inflationary environment worldwide, central banks will likely do more hence the rate cut by Sweden's central bank wasn't totally unexpected, says Dominic Bunning, FX strategist at HSBC.

  • What Riksbank should do next   Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    What Riksbank should do next

    Riksbank has cut its key rate to negative levels. Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, agrees that Riksbank does have to do more and explains what they need to do.

  • LONDON, Feb 12- Sweden's crown fell to a six-year low and its stock market hit a record high on Thursday after the central bank in Stockholm surprised investors by launching a stimulus programme and cutting its main interest rate below zero. In Europe's battle against deflation, the European Central Bank announced a 1 trillion euro quantitative easing...

  • *Euro steady after Greece meeting ends without agreement. LONDON, Feb 12- The Swedish crown hit a six-year low against the dollar on Thursday after the central bank in Stockholm surprised many investors by launching a stimulus programme and cutting interest rates. "Clearly they've been more aggressive than expected," said Adam Cole, global head of FX strategy at...

  • PARIS, Feb 12- European shares rose on Thursday morning after Russian President Vladimir Putin said an agreement was reached in Ukrainian peace talks and a ceasefire would start on Feb 15. Stockholm stocks outperformed, with benchmark OMXS30 index gaining 1.5 percent and hitting a record high after Sweden's central bank surprised many by cutting its main...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to Feb 24 Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    LONDON- Bank of Japan policy board member Takehiro Sato speaks at the Japan Securities Summit 2015 on the outlook for the Japanese economy- 1410 GMT. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher speaks on "Monetary Policy and a Reflection on 10 Years at the Fed" before the Economic Club of New York- 1300 GMT. PARIS- European Central Bank board...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to Feb 20 Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell gives lecture, "Audit the Fed and Other Proposals" before the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law: Brendan Brown Lecture event- 2100 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Glenn Stevens at the RMB Clearing Bank launch ceremony- 0015 GMT. RALEIGH, United States- Federal Reserve...

  • LONDON, Feb 6- The plunge in many countries' bond yields below zero has turned the investment world on its head, not least for those trading trillions of dollars' worth of these assets only to find themselves paying governments for the privilege of lending to them. Last week, some $3.6 trillion of government bonds traded with a negative yield, according to...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to Feb 18 Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    NAPLES, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks on monetary policy and the economic outlook before the Southwest Florida Business Leaders Luncheon- 1745 GMT. ROME- Conference on European financial architecture and the EU banking union with EU Parliament representative Roberto Gualtieri, ECB Supervisory Council...

  • By Niklas Pollard and Johannes Hellstrom. STOCKHOLM, Feb 5- Truck maker Volvo raised its outlook for truck markets on both sides of the North Atlantic on Thursday, after an expected fourth-quarter rise in core earnings fizzled in the face of weak demand for construction equipment. Gothenburg- based Volvo raised its forecast for its two biggest truck markets,...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to Feb 17 Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    CALIFORNIA- Andrew Gracie, Bank of England's executive director for resolution, speaks at the FIA-SIFMA asset management derivatives forum- 1200 GMT. COLUMBUS- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on the economy before the Ohio Bankers League annual economic summit- 1745 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England holds monetary policy...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to Feb 13 Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    NEWARK, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard speaks on "U.S. and International Economies and Monetary Policy" before the 10th Annual Delaware Economic Forecast hosted by the University of Delaware- 1500 GMT. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testifies before the House Ways and Means Committee on the President's Budget Proposal...

  • LONDON, Feb 2- North-Sea focused oil producer EnQuest has pulled out of Tunisia after a deal to purchase an oil field stake failed to go through, forcing it to reduce its 2014 production figure by just over 1 percent. EnQuest's involvement in Tunisia was small. "This news has a very small positive valuation impact we believe, eliminating $14 million for our core...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to Feb 12 Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    SARASOTA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Executive Vice President David Altig and Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Senior Vice President Mine Yucel participate in "The Economic Outlook, Monetary Policy and Energy: Thoughts from Federal Reserve Research Directors" event hosted by the New College of Florida and the Global Interdependence...

  • Market's disappointed but SEB's not   Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    Market's disappointed but SEB's not

    As SEB posts its Q4 earnings, CFO Jan Erik Back says that despite them being below forecast, he's pleased with the "strong result."

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to Feb 11 Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    FAIRFAX, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo speaks on "Advancing Macroprudential Policy Objectives" before the Office of Financial Research and Financial Stability Oversight Council 4th Annual Conference: Evaluating Macroprudential Tools: Complementarities and Conflicts "- 1745 GMT. SARASOTA, United States- Federal Reserve...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to Feb 10 Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 7:00 PM ET

    DAVOS, Switzerland- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney to take part in panel discussion on "The Global Economic Outlook"- 1500 GMT. **DUSSELDORF, Germany- Deutsche Bundesbank board member Joachim Nagel speaks at the annual conference of the German-Chinese Economy, organized by Handelsblatt and HSBC- 1400 GMT. LUXEMBOURG- Central Bank of Luxembourg Governor and...

  • Will WEF rid us of all the 'angst'?   Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 11:20 AM ET
    Will WEF rid us of all the 'angst'?

    Anders Borg, chair of Future Global Financial System Initiative at the World Economic Forum and former Swedish finance minister, says the World Economic Forum helps "facilitate a dialog to get all investors on board," which is especially important to bring people together during this time of "angst."