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Investment opportunities

Tips from an insider: Five innovative tech startups

Tips from an insider: Stockholm tech start-ups

5 hot life science firms in Stockholm

Stockholm's top five infrastructure projects

Four Stockholm-based ICT firms to watch

Stockholm pioneers life science research

ICT startups offer investment opportunity

Swedish companies ready for exit

Five med-tech investment opportunities

Six cleantech investment opportunities

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Rankings and surveys

Sweden tops English-language skills ranking

Sweden ranked world's best country to grow old

Swedish passport world's best for travellers

Sweden second best country for mothers

Stockholm climbs in competitiveness rankings

Sweden among best countries to be born

Fortune: 'Stockholm top place for startups'

Sweden tops first global Web Index

Sweden world's second most innovative country

Stockholm world's 6th 'best city'

'Cool Stockholm' most competitive Nordic capital

Sweden has (second) best reputation in the world

Sweden among top in Internet download speed

Sweden scores highest in 'Rule of law index'

Stockholm world's No1 in intellectual capital

Sweden the world's most ICT-competitive country

Sweden great place for moms – but Norway better

Swedes place 4th in English skills ranking

Sweden among top ICT countries

Sweden’s 10 greenest brands

‘Sweden needs to sell itself more’

Sweden overtakes the US in competitiveness

Sweden 10th ‘most admired country globally’

Sweden climbs in 'doing business' ranking

Sweden among world's least corrupt nations

Sweden's mortality rates world's second lowest

Sweden a good place to die – but Britain is best

Children in Sweden have best lives

Sweden the most competitive EU nation

Safe to do business with Swedes

How Sweden became an innovation frontrunner

Nordic countries world's most food-secure

Sweden the world’s best country – politically

Swedish firms among world's top brands

Swedish brands climb in global ranking

Sweden tops government ranking - while US lags 

'Swedish model' outranks 'American dream'  

Sweden among world's least corrupt nations



Swedish managers learn business from China


Sweden third lowest child death rate in Europe


Swedes turn cold shoulder to nuclear power

50 percent of respondents want the controversial power source phased out, a new survey shows.

Swede tried to build nuke reactor in kitchen
Swedish think tank: Iranian–US engagement
should focus on more than the nuclear issue


Sweden's red-green parties climb in EU poll

Marita Ulvskog: "We can become the biggest group"


VW doesn't give up Scania big — extends the offer

“I think VW will manage to get above the 90 percent threshold”.


Sweden's FinMin hits back at Paul Krugman

"I don't think that the comparison with a stagnating Japan is all that accurate", Anders Borg said in response to Krugman's critic.


Swedish passport most accepted in the world


SEB's operating profit swells to SEK 4.9bn


Two Scania investors back VW takeover bid

Analyst: "I would still say that it is a 50-50 chance they will need to extend the acceptance period".


Ericsson sees boost in second half after first-quarter fiasco



China to surpass US as Volvo's largest market


Swedish krona weakens to two-year low

"The market is readjusting to the possibility of at least one rate cut”.


Push for gender equality in Sweden's tech sector


Military spending drops in the West — but rises everywhere else

China, Russia and Saudi Arabia all made substantial increases, with Saudi Arabia leapfrogging the United Kingdom, Japan and France to become the world’s fourth largest military spender.


Stockholm has highest share of tech jobs in EU

"High-tech workers experience more favourable labour market".

Stockholm fibre network adds billions to economy


Stockholm among top 'smart cities' -- hailed for its integrated telecom and IT network, active citizen involvement and green environment

Stockholm fibre network adds billions to economy


CFOs bullish on Asia prospects, but margin pressures hit optimism on profits

• Three-quarters of Asia's finance chiefs expect revenues to grow this year but less than two-thirds expect profits growth

• Concerns about financial-market risk, currency volatility growing

• China and Western nations falling in popularity as M&A targets


'Global recovery threatened by increased risks'

Risks have risen significantly: a Chinese slowdown, threats of European deflation and Russia's geopolitical expansion.


Swedish life science company detects Anthrax


Minecraft more than a game for Stockholmers -- creating new version of the Swedish capital


Swedish billionaire looking for new partner in Putin-linked oil firm Gunvor Group

Gunvor linked by the U.S. government to Russian President.


'Russia close to stagnation this year'

"The Ukraine conflict will worsen an already weak economic situation, which has largely been caused by structural problems, further accentuating the need for reforms".


'Looking beyond the Nuclear Security Summit'

While many states hope that the Summit will increase nuclear security, the question remains as to whether the NSS process will be successful in securing all vulnerable weapon-usable nuclear materials, writes SIPRI’s Tariq Rauf.


Social Democrats ready to raise bank capital requirements further after election vote

“I’m absolutely open to raising capital requirements further”.

'Swedish banks should have more capital than required by Basel III'
Banks urged to force households to amortize
FinMin to raise Swedish bank capital levels


Zlatan Ibrahimovic helps Volvo return to profit

Zlatan Ibrahimović paid $1.8mil for Volvo ad


Sweden attracts most Syrians within EU

"If you look at the last three years, it is Sweden and Germany that have attracted comparatively the highest number of Syrians within the European Union": UN


Banks urged to force households to amortize

“Many households do not build a necessary buffer for their mortgage and a more healthy credit culture needs to be created".


'Swedish banks should have more capital than required by Basel III'

In Sweden's case the Basel III framework is not enough, said Stefan Ingves, governor of Sweden's central bank.


Volkswagen rejects offer by Scania committee

VW: “We explicitly do not share their view on the valuation”.


New innovation and infrastructure competition: Open Stockholm Award 2014

City of Stockholm has launch a competition with the purpose to encourage the use of open data, and through this, create new ideas and solutions that are of interest to the citizens


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