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Sacked Swedish banker suspected of shady deals
Sacked Swedbank boss Michael Wolf. Photo: Pi Frisk/SvD/TT

Sacked Swedish banker suspected of shady deals
17 hours ago

UPDATED: But Sweden's biggest bank's former CEO Michael Wolf says he is the victim of a "smear campaign".

Housing crisis
Housing market cools after 2015's crazy price hikes
Apartments in Gröndal, Stockholm. Photo: Lars Persson/TT/SvD

Housing market cools after 2015's crazy price hikes
22 hours ago

Property prices in Sweden are now stable or rising slowly, market experts say.

Sweden slashes interest rate to new record low
Sweden has had negative interest rates since last year. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT

Sweden slashes interest rate to new record low
1 day ago

Sweden's central bank has cut the country's already historically low interest rate even further.

Terror fears secure profit for Sweden's Securitas
Police at Stockholm central station after Sweden raised its terror threat alert. Photo: Yvonne Åsell/SvD/TT

Terror fears secure profit for Sweden's Securitas
3 days ago

Europe's leading security firm has reported rising profits on the back of several terror scares in the region.

Boss of Sweden's biggest bank gets fired
Swedbank's headquarters in Sundbyberg, Stockholm. Photo: Fredrik Persson/TT

Boss of Sweden's biggest bank gets fired
3 days ago

UPDATED: Michael Wolf, the President and CEO of the biggest bank in Sweden and the Baltics has made a swift exit.

 Can this cyber Swede save the internet?
Göran Marby will move to Los Angeles for his new job. Photo: Henrik Montgomery/TT

Can this cyber Swede save the internet?
February 09, 2016

Sweden's Göran Marby is the new cyber security expert put in charge of implementing worldwide internet rules.

Ikea loses right to own trademark in Indonesia
What four yellow letters can Ikea put up at its store outside Jakarta. Photo: Flickr/BxHxTxCx

Ikea loses right to own trademark in Indonesia
February 05, 2016

You thought that Ikea was a Swedish purveyor of flatpack furniture? Well not in Indonesia it isn't, at least not any more.

Swedish Volvo's offloads costs for big profit rise
A Volvo trucks plant in the US. Photo: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky

Swedish Volvo's offloads costs for big profit rise
February 05, 2016

Truck maker Volvo reported a big profit boost on Friday following a massive cost-cutting programme.

Swedish energy earnings slump after green tax
A security guard outside Vattenfall's Stockholm HQ. Photo: Maja Suslin/TT

Swedish energy earnings slump after green tax
February 03, 2016

Bad news for Sweden's largest energy provider as green taxes kick in.

My Swedish Career
Meet the Brit bringing cricket to Sweden
David Williman at a Sweden-Norway cricket match. Photo: Private

Meet the Brit bringing cricket to Sweden
February 01, 2016

49-year-old David Williman tells The Local how he forged a very English career in Sweden, coaching and promoting cricket.

Sweden's Electrolux sees profit drop after failed GE deal
Workers at an Electrolux plant in Memphis, United States. Photo: AP Photo/Adrian Sainz

Sweden's Electrolux sees profit drop after failed GE deal
January 28, 2016

It's been a turbulent year for this Swedish business giant.

H&M to enter new markets after profit rise
Chinese customers queue in the rain outside H&M's store in Beijing. Photo: H&M

H&M to enter new markets after profit rise
January 28, 2016

Swedish clothing giant Hennes and Mauritz (H&M) on Thursday reported that net profits had continued to rise last year and announced plans to expand into three new countries and boost its online business.

Spotify to raise millions to boost future growth
Spotify founder Daniel Ek has never formally indicated an IPO is in the offing. Photo: Spotify

Spotify to raise millions to boost future growth
January 28, 2016

Swedish music streaming giant Spotify is close to raising $500m in investor notes in order to underpin projected future growth, the Svenska Dagbladet newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Sweden's ultra-low interest rate pushes bank online
Nordea CEO Casper von Koskull. Photo: Vilhelm Stokstad/TT

Sweden's ultra-low interest rate pushes bank online
January 27, 2016

Can going digital help boost struggling Nordea?

Sweden rekindles New York expat consulate
A snowy New York snapped earlier this week. Photo: Peter Morgan/AP/TT

Sweden rekindles New York expat consulate
January 27, 2016

Swedes living in the US are getting access to a Swedish foreign ministry consulate in New York again, with the centre reopening on Wednesday after a controversial closure in 2009.

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