In the press
The latest coverage of the Swedish House of Finance in the press, including video, radio, and print media.
Eurozone banks ‘greenwash’ loans to big polluters, ECB says
2023-12-06 • International • Financial Times
Commercial banks in the eurozone that portray themselves as green are doing the most new lending to big polluters, according to a blog published by the European Central Bank on Wednesday.
Banks mask lending to polluters with PR greenwash, ECB blog says
2023-12-06 • International • reuters.com
Euro zone banks talking the most about climate change are the biggest lenders to polluting industries and use public relations noise to mask their support, a blog post by four economists published by...
The focus is on short sellers as Persson tightens grip on H&M
2023-11-30 • Swedish • Dagens industri
Swedish House of Finance's Tobias Sichert spoke to Dagens Industry about H&M's stock performance and the increasing control of the Persson family over the company.
Peter Englund in SVT Rapport discussing amortization requirements
2023-11-16 • Swedish • SVT Play
SHoF’s Peter Englund was interviewed in SVT Rapport, where he discussed possible changes in the rules for amortization requirements and mortgage ceilings. Englund is appointed by the government to...
Record profits for the banks as interest rates rise
2023-10-26 • Swedish • Dagens Nyheter - DN.se
Over SEK 120 billion. That's how much the four big banks have earned so far this year. The difference between the banks' mortgage interest and savings interest has become a real cash cow - now voices...
"Government support crucial for green industrial transition"
2023-10-10 • Swedish • Svenska Dagbladet
In an op-ed on Svenska Dagbladet, Swedish House of Finance’s Per Strömberg (Stockholm School of Economics) Gustav Martinsson (Stockholm University), and Christian Thomann (KTH Royal Institute of...
SAS flies home from New York with a bag of private equity money
2023-10-05 • Swedish • affarsvarlden.se
The SAS bankruptcy in New York is in its final phase, with new investors injecting $SEK13 billion in fresh capital. As expected, the 250,000 Swedish shareholders “receive nothing” from the bankruptcy,...
More companies are going bankrupt compared to last year
2023-10-02 • Swedish • Sveriges Radio
The number of bankruptcies continues to increase. In September, bankruptcies increased by 14 percent compared to the same month last year, according to preliminary statistics from the credit company...
Advice to Thedéen: Communicate clearer to foreign investors
2023-09-22 • Swedish • Svenska Dagbladet
The weak Swedish krona arouses emotions. Now the threat from foreign speculators is increasing, but it is no longer large hedge funds that risk the krona falling.
Head of the Riksbank: The krona will strengthen
2023-09-22 • Swedish • Dagens Nyheter - DN.se
The weak krona will strengthen, according to Riksbank Governor Erik Thedéen. "Sweden's economy is fundamentally sound and well managed."