Sweden's Volvo Group, the world's second-largest truck maker by sales, posted deeper-than-expected second-quarter operating loss as the global crisis hits demand.
Finnish elevator and escalator manufacturer Kone said Tuesday it would cut 500 jobs as second quarter earnings fell despite an increase in sales.
Finland's unemployment rate dropped to 9.1 percent in June.
Swede Magnus Böcker, President at Nasdaq OMX, steps down to become CEO of Singapore Exchange Limited, Asia's second-largest listed bourse.
Firefighting, arguably one of the world's most dangerous jobs, is about to get a lot safer thanks to a revolutionary technique developed in Sweden.
Swedish metals producer Boliden increased profit as demand for base metals improved in China and Europe.
Swedish Swedish telecom company Tele2 appoints its third Russian CEO in one and a half years.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel hit out at Swedish nuclear operator Vattenfall on Sunday over a series of problems at an ageing reactor near Hamburg.
Behind the "rocker" image, Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg is a deft politician set to take centre-stage as Sweden's EU presidency grapples with the fallout from the global financial crisis.
• Rough road ahead for Sweden as EU's top dog • Economic crisis tops Swedish EU priorities • "Europe needs better financial supervision" • Sweden tells EU members to cut spending • Sweden's tag team for the EU presidency
Sweden's fourth-biggest bank Swedbank, which is badly exposed to the troubled Baltic economies and Ukraine, posted a bigger-than-expected operating loss after heavy credit losses.
Sweden, the European Union's presidency, condemned Friday the twin bomb attacks on Jakarta hotels and expressed solidarity with the Indonesian government.
Norwegian insurer Storebrand reported on Friday a sharp surge in second-quarter net earnings which it attributed to a turnaround on financial markets.
A Swedish government representative travels to Berlin on Friday to sort out state-owned power supplier Vattenfall's €1.4 billion lawsuit against Germany.