Get the latest insights on the economy, industries and emerging trends that can help your business tackle the challenges it faces in today’s market. We share the learnings and perspectives of leading experts and innovators in the Nordics, both from Nordea and beyond.
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Nordea's new fixed income API provides direct access to our raw bond data and models, allowing companies to integrate the data into their own software and systems. The goal? To help you streamline your workflow, save time and maximize returns.
Time for more humility and pragmatism from central banks
Inflation is a dominant theme in the global economy right now. But what is it, why does it hurt the economy and how can it best be controlled? Nordea On Your Mind author Johan Trocmé interviews Chief Analyst Torbjörn Isaksson, an economist in Nordea Markets, for the answers.
Should a central bank single-mindedly focus on keeping the consumer price index (CPI) right on target at all times, or weigh in other key factors for the economy in its monetary policy choices? Find out more in this conversation between Nordea expert Johan Trocmé and Ole Christian Bech-Moen from Norges Bank.
The past year brought no shortage of headlines when it comes to environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. Nordea's Head of ESG Research Marco Kisic reflects on the top ESG debates to watch in 2023.
Sustainable finance markets: 2022, a year in charts
In a year that was unstable in many ways, the sustainable finance market demonstrated promising resilience. The Nordic sustainable bond market proved relatively more stable than the global market, experiencing 3% year-on-year growth compared to a contraction of 23% year-on-year globally. We outline the developments in some key charts below.
Nordea Group Chief Economist: Central banks face a delicate balancing act
2023 looks set to be yet another uncertain and challenging year. Although inflation seems to have peaked, it is still an open question how much further monetary policy tightening is needed to lower it substantially.
The Nordea On Your Mind team is out with a new report, and this time the authors are focusing on a topic on the minds of many these days: inflation. Why is it back from the dead? Where does it come from? How do we control it?
It's not too late to protect your business against Sweden’s rising interest rates
The increase in interest rates in Sweden over the past year has been significant, and the upward trend is likely to continue in the near term. There is a way to protect your business against rising interest costs. Nordea's corporate loan with an interest rate cap offers the benefits of a floating-rate loan and the protection of a fixed interest rate ceiling.
How much will the pressure on the Norwegian economy affect wage growth and inflation going forward? That is one of the key questions Norges Bank needs to consider when setting interest rates. If labour shortages do not improve significantly ahead of this year’s pay talks, wage growth, and thus the interest rate peak, could exceed Norges Bank’s expectations.
Global growth is weak at the moment. However, there are signs that 2023 could uncork positive surprises, as mild weather has eased the energy crisis in Europe and China is set to rebound after ending its zero-COVID policy. From the financial markets’ perspective, one of the key questions is how easily inflation will come down in 2023.