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  • SUNDAY, MAY 1 AMELIA ISLAND, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley speaks before the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Financial Markets Conference- 2315 GMT. MONDAY, MAY 2 AMELIA ISLAND, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart gives welcome remarks before the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta...

  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark— The Latest on the crash of a helicopter on an island off western Norway:. The flight data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder could help explain what caused the Airbus EC-225 helicopter to crash on a tiny Norwegian island, killing all 13 people aboard, as it flew from a North Sea oil field to Bergen, 120 kilometers away. The helicopter was...

  • STOCKHOLM _ Autoliv Inc. on Friday reported first-quarter net income of $133.2 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.50 per share. Autoliv shares have fallen 8 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • STOCKHOLM— Swedish home appliance maker Electrolux says its first-quarter income rose 158 percent to 875 million kronor, citing increasing demand in Europe and North America. Chief Executive Jonas Samuelson said Thursday the market continued to grow in Europe while Russia "appears to have stabilized at low levels." He added "a weak market and currency...

  • *Global Fashion Group sees valuation cut to 1 bln euros. STOCKHOLM/ FRANKFURT, April 27- Sweden's Kinnevik revealed a big drop in the value of Global Fashion Group, highlighting concerns over how much digital consumer businesses are worth and knocking shares in co-investor Rocket Internet. Kinnevik and Rocket disclosed a new funding round of 300 million euros...

  • Treasury Under Secretary Nathan Sheets participates in "U.S.- China Economic Engagement in 2016: A Conversation on China" before the 7th Annual China Business Conference hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce- 2130 GMT. NEW YORK- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech to the Investment Industry Association of Canada and Securities Industry and...

  • THURSDAY, APRIL 21 NEW YORK- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney to deliver remarks at the United Nations' How the financial system can support delivery of the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals, including for employment and growth, investment, and climate action'- 1400 GMT. Speakers: Czech National Bank Governor Miroslav Singer, European Central...

  • LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appears before House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee- 1435 GMT. MADRID- Bank of Spain Governor Luis Maria Linde will deliver the closing speech of the XXIII Financial Sector meeting: "The challenge of profit in an uncertain environment," organized by ABC and Deloitte- 1140 GMT. OTTAWA- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen...

  • WASHINGTON- African finance ministers press briefing- 1500 GMT. WASHINGTON- International Monetary and Financial Committee press conference at the IMF headquarters- 1700 GMT. WASHINGTON- World Bank holds discussion on "A New Vision for Financing Development".

  • DELFT, Netherlands, April 15- In two medieval Dutch cities, IKEA's most senior executives are finalising the biggest overhaul at the Swedish-born furniture empire in over 30 years. However, some academics say the changes, which effectively involve breaking up the IKEA Group, could also disrupt the smooth running that makes IKEA so efficient.

  • DELFT, Netherlands, April 15- In two medieval Dutch cities, IKEA's most senior executives are finalizing the biggest overhaul at the Swedish-born furniture empire in over 30 years. However, some academics say the changes, which effectively involve breaking up the IKEA Group, could also disrupt the smooth running that makes IKEA so efficient.

  • WASHINGTON- IMF discussion on "Private Sector Solutions in Challenging Markets"- 1300 GMT. WASHINGTON- Press briefing: European Department at IMF headquarters- 1315 GMT. WASHINGTON- World Bank holds discussion on "Forced Displacement: A Global Development Challenge".

  • *Sweden's FPC seeks new business in smart cards. STOCKHOLM, April 14- A tap of a finger could soon suffice to identify credit card shoppers and rail commuters, offering areas of new business for specialist companies which have benefited from the use of such technology in smartphones. Sweden's Fingerprint Cards sees biometric smart cards-- those using...

  • WASHINGTON- World Bank holds discussion on "Focus on Results"- 1430 GMT. WASHINGTON- World Bank holds discussion, "Turning the Paris Climate Agreement into Action"- 1700 GMT. WASHINGTON- World Bank holds discussion on "Innovative Financial Solutions for Today's Development Challenges"- 1800 GMT.

  • STOCKHOLM, April 12- The Swedish music steaming service Spotify plans to hire thousands in coming years, but Stockholm won't get the new jobs unless it improves current housing, education and tax laws, its founders said on Tuesday. Spotify founders Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon, whose service has tens of millions of users around the world, said in an open letter to...

  • Sweden wants you to Dial-a-Swede

    The Swedish Tourist Association created a national hotline to allow anyone to chat with a random Swedish resident.

  • Woman on phone

    Sweden has created a national phone line allowing anyone in the world to call and chat to a random Swedish resident.

  • *Targets 10 pct sales growth in China this year. BEIJING, April 7- Volvo aims to launch an experiment involving self-driving cars in China in which up to 100 such cars could be deployed, the Swedish automaker said on Thursday. The company laid out its vision for China at an event in Beijing, with Chief Executive Hakan Samuelsson telling Reuters the company is...

  • BEIJING April 7- Volvo aims to launch an experiment involving self-driving cars in China in which up to 100 such cars could be deployed, the Swedish automaker said on Thursday. The move is part of the Swedish company's efforts to take advantage of the pledges central government policymakers in China, the world's biggest auto market, have made to embrace...

  • BEIJING April 7- Volvo aims to launch an experiment involving self-driving cars in China in which up to 100 such cars could be deployed, executives at the Swedish automaker said. The move is part of the Swedish company's efforts to take advantage of the pledges central government policymakers in China, the world's biggest auto market, have made to embrace...