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.
Using trade instruments to support suppliers’ working capital
As the global economy slows, emerging market suppliers face the prospect of a hard landing. Richard Hayes, Head of Trade Solutions Denmark at Nordea, explains how companies can strengthen their supply chains and support their suppliers’ working capital through the use of traditional trade instruments.
Nordea ramps up ESG training to stay relevant towards our clients
Our Large Corporates & Institutions unit at Nordea has scaled up its ESG education efforts for staff to ensure that we can play a material and meaningful role in the supporting our clients' transition towards a more sustainable and net-zero future.
The Finnish athlete with her eyes on the ‘red dragon’
As a young orienteering talent in Finland, Tuuli Koivu dreamt about a career in sports. Now the Nordea chief economist strives to be on top of the global economy – and especially the future direction of China.
Is there a leverage problem in the Nordic region? Will higher interest rates be a source of pain for corporates going forward? Our Nordea On Your Mind team returns to the theme of corporate funding in their latest report, “The financial flak vest.”
As the need for decisive action on climate change becomes ever more pressing and present, so does the need for corporate accountability and well-defined pathways towards a lower-emissions future. We use SBTi’s latest full-year dataset to bring you insights into the world of net-zero targets.
ECB’s journey to decarbonise its corporate bonds holdings: an update
The European Central Bank (ECB) has committed to strengthening its efforts to combat climate change. With upcoming monetary policy set to dampen the effect of the bank’s existing flow-based approach to decarbonising its corporate bond holdings, we take a look at the proposed stock-based approach and assess progress so far.
European Green Bond Standard: Implications of the provisional agreement
Negotiators from the European Council and the European Parliament reached a provisional agreement last week on a European Green Bond standard. While we are encouraged that the standard brings more clarity to green definitions and transparency to the market, it remains important to ensure sufficient incentives for the standard to become the preferred route for issuers.
Top 5 hidden FX risks from doing business in emerging markets
Local regulations in emerging markets can result in time-consuming administrative process and trapped cash. Don't get caught off guard. Jana Poulsenova, Managing Director in Nordea Markets, shares the top risks to be aware of when doing business in these markets.
How to measure inflation: From in-store collection to web scraping
How does a country choose to define its inflation rate, and how does it work when it is measured? John Eliasson from Statistics Sweden (SCB) dives into these and several other big questions together with the Nordea On Your Mind team.
Get live bond data at your fingertips with our seamless API
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.