Average daily trading volumes in
European government bond markets fell 12 percent in the second
quarter on an annual basis, dragged down by sharp declines in
German, French, Polish and Swedish markets, trade association
AFME said on Wednesday.
Supervisory Authority said on Wednesday it had decided to hike
part of the capital buffer lenders must hold to 2.5 percent of
risk-weighted assets, due to increased risks in the banking
China on Monday urged Sweden to take seriously its concern over the removal by police of three Chinese citizens from a hotel in Stockholm, after the incident sparked uproar on Chinese social media and an unusually strong response from Beijing.
Sweden's Volvo, the
world's second-biggest truck maker, presented a new self-driving
electric truck on Wednesday, which it said should help respond
to the boom in ecommerce and a shortage of freight drivers.
Environmental campaign group ClientEarth has filed a complaint with a court in Sweden to block the construction through Swedish waters of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline intended to transport Russian gas to Germany, it said on Wednesday.
The leaders of Sweden's center-right opposition Alliance urged the incumbent Social Democrat-led bloc on Wednesday to step aside and help them form a viable government to break a post-election deadlock.
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