Swedish bank Handelsbanken has appointed Joakim Jansson as head of Handelsbanken Capital Markets. Jansson will also become a member of the bank’s Senior Management team when he takes up his position on 1 August. Currently, he works as deputy head of Markets & Asset Management at Handelsbanken.
Inflation in Denmark fell to just 0.3% on an annualised basis in December from a rate of 0.5% the month before, taking the country into inflation territory not seen since modern records began in the late 1960s. Handelsbanken expected an even weaker figure, stating prior to the release of the latest official figures that it […]
Analysts at Nordea and Handelsbanken suggest that there could be a delayed reaction to Norway’s unemployment figures from the most recent collapse in global oil prices. Figures published on 23 December suggest the rising unemployment trend seen since June has continued in Norway, albeit only contributing fractions of a percentage point to the latest official […]
Handelsbanken Capital Markets has reportedly penciled in a further cut to the key lending rate from Sweden’s central bank this week, following further deflationary pressures feeding through to the economy. The sharply falling price of oil in particular has come on top of other factors such as weaker than expected jobs creation, which already caused […]