Swedes More Optimistic

Swedish households and companies are looking more optimistic into the economic future of this country, a survey shows. According to the latest Economic Tendency Survey carried out by the National Institute of Economic Research, optimism has hit a new record high. The Consumer confidence indicator rose 4.5 percent between January and February. It's now at the highest level since October 2007, says Mats Dillén, Director General at the National Institute of Economic Research.