×

Europe Top News and Analysis Sweden

  • STOCKHOLM, April 25- Sweden's Volvo posted a much bigger than expected rise in first-quarter core earnings on Tuesday as robust demand and years of cost trimming bolstered turnover and profitability at the truck maker. Gothenburg- based Volvo also raised its forecast for long-depressed demand for construction equipment in China, but left unchanged its...

  • Swedish economy in good shape, subdued demand for corporate lending: Swedbank CEO

    Swedbank CEO Birgitte Bonnesen weighs in on earnings and the broader Swedish economy, saying that the "housing market needs political initiative."

  • BRUSSELS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy participates at the ECON Committee Public Hearing in Brussels 0830 GMT. LUXEMBOURG- EU General Affairs Council meeting 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT, Germany- "Frankfurt Finance Summit 2017." STOCKHOLM- Meeting of the executive board of the Riksbank- 0800 GMT.

  • **FRANKFURT- Deutsche Bundesbank Executive Board Member Andreas Dombret speaks in Frankfurt. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy participates at the ECON Committee Public Hearing in Brussels 0830 GMT. LUXEMBOURG- EU General Affairs Council meeting 0800 GMT.

  • LOS ANGELES, California- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a question-and-answer session at " Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute, TBTF"- 1530 GMT. **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy participates at the ECON Committee Public Hearing in Brussels 0830 GMT. LUXEMBOURG- EU General Affairs...

  • **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy participates at the ECON Committee Public Hearing in Brussels 0830 GMT. LUXEMBOURG- EU General Affairs Council meeting 0800 GMT. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26 FRANKFURT- "Frankfurt Finance Summit 2017." STOCKHOLM- Meeting of the executive board of the Riksbank- 0800 GMT.

  • SATURDAY, APRIL 22 WASHINGTON- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks before the "Fiscal Forum Opening Session: Digital Revolutions in Public Finance" 1745 GMT. WASHINGTON- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and U.S. **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy participates at the ECON Committee Public Hearing in Brussels 0830 GMT.

  • SATURDAY, APRIL 22 WASHINGTON- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks before the "Fiscal Forum Opening Session: Digital Revolutions in Public Finance" 1745 GMT. WASHINGTON- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and U.S. **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy participates at the ECON Committee Public Hearing in Brussels 0830 GMT.

  • LONDON, April 21- Russian 10- year bond yields fell to three-year lows on Friday on expectations of a rate cut, although the rouble along with most other emerging assets was flat to weaker as the dollar and U.S. yields held off recent lows. A rally in emerging markets has also been checked by tensions around Syria and North Korea, as well as worries over the policies of...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Canada Finance Minister Bill Morneau speak at World Bank- 2030 GMT. **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is a panelist at the discussion "Creating Markets, Creating Opportunities" in Washington 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON- Governor of Bank of England Mark Carney speaks before an Institute of International...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Canada Finance Minister Bill Morneau speak at World Bank- 2030 GMT. **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is a panelist at the discussion "Creating Markets, Creating Opportunities" in Washington 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON- Governor of Bank of England Mark Carney speaks before an Institute of International...

  • Those findings come as the semi-annual gathering of finance officials from the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the Group of 20 major economies kicks off in Washington, where the case against protectionist trade policies is expected to be a major theme. "For the first time in five years, all the major economies seem to be growing in sync," noted Ajay...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Canada Finance Minister Bill Morneau speak at World Bank- 2030 GMT. *WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is a panelist at the discussion "Creating Markets, Creating Opportunities" in Washington 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON- Governor of Bank of England Mark Carney speaks before an Institute of International...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Canada Finance Minister Bill Morneau speak at World Bank- 2030 GMT. *WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is a panelist at the discussion "Creating Markets, Creating Opportunities" in Washington 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON- Governor of Bank of England Mark Carney speaks before an Institute of International...

  • NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure at C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics 1200 GMT. NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member Peter Praet will give a speech at the Levy Economics Institute's 26th annual Hyman P. Minsky conference 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins...

  • NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure at C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics 1200 GMT. NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member Peter Praet will give a speech at the Levy Economics Institute's 26th annual Hyman P. Minsky conference 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins...

  • STOCKHOLM, April 18- Surging growth, falling debt and money left over for investment in welfare, jobs and security mean Sweden is enjoying an economic boom that few European countries can match. Swedes are in sombre mood after the deadly attack on Stockholm earlier this month, but the centre-left coalition outlined rosy budget forecasts on Tuesday that will...

  • WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion- 1830 GMT. **NEW YORK- Vice Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Thomas Michael Hoenig speaks at the Levy Economics Institute's 26th annual Hyman P. Minsky conference 1300 GMT. NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member Peter Praet will give a speech at the Levy...

  • WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion- 1830 GMT. **NEW YORK- Vice Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Thomas Michael Hoenig speaks at the Levy Economics Institute's 26th annual Hyman P. Minsky conference 1300 GMT. NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member Peter Praet will give a speech at the Levy...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member...