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Nordea On Your Mind
No more euro introductions likely – for now
What is best for a small, open economy: the euro, a fixed exchange rate or a floating currency? Nordea's chief economists Helge Pedersen, Annika Winsth, Juho Kostiainen and Kjetil Olsen offer us insights on currency choices in the Nordics.
Unlocking opportunities: Working capital offering fuels international trade
A new working capital solution from Nordea allows companies to bridge gaps in the trade cycle by extending credit from the production or purchase of goods to the final sale. The key benefits include improved working capital, flexibility and global reach.
Over the past few years, interest in nuclear energy has made a comeback, with its inclusion in the EU Taxonomy and a COP28 pledge to triple nuclear capacity. In a new report, Nordea’s ESG Research team examines this renewed interest.
Swedish household debt relative to income is falling for the first time since the mid-1990s – contributing to resilience in the long term, but raising questions about household spending and housing market trends in the near term.
In the next couple of years, activity in the Norwegian economy will be less affected by petroleum price changes than previously. But large energy shocks will impact price growth and thus Norges Bank’s interest rate decisions.
Sustainable finance outlook for 2024: It’s all about transition
"Transition finance" has gone from being a bullet point in a list of key themes to being the overarching theme in sustainable finance, says Nordea Sustainable Finance Advisory's Jacob Michaelsen. He explains why and shares the main topics on the agenda in 2024.
Nordea Chief Economist: Increased chances of a soft landing
The prospects for the global economy are still relatively good despite significant monetary policy tightening. Inflation has fallen sharply, and central banks will likely start cutting rates this year. This increases the chances of a soft landing, but uncertainty is high.