Radio Sweden's coverage of business and the economy.
- Stockholm index.
Stocks in Sweden suffered their worst day a year, shedding more than 8 percent on the first day of trading since the UK voted on Friday to leave the European Union.
- 2 kilometre trial run.
The world's first electric highway has been opened in central Sweden, where lorries are 'fuelled' from electric cables hanging over the road, just like a tram. Now a two-year trial period is starting, and local businesses are eyeing it closely.
- Prime Minister Löfven spoke out.
Sweden’s government is preparing for the possibility of a British exit from the EU.
- With asylum ID card.
Asylum seekers can now open Swedish bank accounts in order to receive pay from a job.
- Thousands have to change plans.
Scandinavian Airline pilots customers stranded at Arlanda Airport struggled to find alternative routes to their destinations or sympathy for the labor dispute.
- Affects public and private sectors.
A shortage in skilled workers is stifling economic growth and threatening employment opportunities in Sweden, according to the national employment agency.
- Court ruling.
After June, a popular brand of American candy, m&ms, will no longer be allowed to be sold in Sweden, because of a court ruling.
- Invasive alien species list.
The US government on Monday dismissed Sweden's efforts to ban importing live American lobsters to the European Union, saying the crustacean would not become an invasive species in Swedish waters.
- Announcement today.
Today the government is expected to present new fast-track job programs for immigrants with backgrounds in social work or professions requiring competence in the social sciences.
- Riksbank report.
Sweden's Central Bank continues its drumbeat of warnings about the nation's too-high debt levels and housing prices that have only continued to climb.
- Sparred with Wallström over human rights.
For the first time since UN sanctions were imposed against Iran in 2007, Sweden is hosting their Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif and a large trade delegation.
- 20, 50 and 1,000 krona notes.
Swedes have until the end of the month to spend their old 20, 50 and 1,000 krona bank notes before they are taken out of circulation to be replaced by a batch of new bills.
- Owns several regional publications.
The crisis-ridden newspaper group Stampen filed for financial reconstruction Monday after facing major losses.