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Friday Jul 4 | Bloomberg

Riksbank Abandons Debt Fight as Ingves Overruled on Rates

Sweden's central bank left containing the consumer debt boom to the government after policy makers made the biggest cut in interest rates since 2009, overruling Governor Stefan Ingves who pushed for a smaller reduction.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, European Central Bank, Housing, Sweden, World News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Reuters

DIARY - Top economic Events to July 16

FRIDAY, JULY 4 AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France - Annual "Davos in Provence" meeting . Speakers:- IMF chief Christine Lagarde, ECB Executive board member Benoit Coeure, Bank of France Governor Christian Noyer and France Finance Minister Michel Sapin.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Sweden, Russia, India, Germany

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Democracy Now

Almedalen Week: At Sweden's One-of-a-Kind Festival, All Political Parties Gather in One Place

Brian Palmer , teaches at Uppsala University in Sweden. He is the author of a book on 101 people who have risked their lives for peace, justice and human rights, which has an English version forthcoming.

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Related Topix: Europe, Sweden, World News, US News, Liberal Political News

Democracy Now

After Breaking Gender Barrier, Sweden's 1st Female Archbishop Leads Church into Climate Change Fight

At the weeklong Almedalen political festival in Visby, Sweden, one of the major issues has been climate change and Sweden's role in addressing the crisis.

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Democracy Now

After 2 Years of Confinement, Will Sweden Resolve Assange's Case? Swedish Foreign Minister Won't Say

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt refuses to address questions from Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman about the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is wanted for questioning in Sweden on allegations of sexual offenses.

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Democracy Now

Swedish Lawmaker: 'We Need to Solve Our Climate Problem in a Modern Way'

At the Almedalen political festival in Visby, Swedish lawmaker Per Bolund joins us talk climate change, national politics, Sweden's response to global National Security Agency surveillance and the government's standoff with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

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Related Topix: Europe, Sweden, World News, WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Reuters

DIARY - Top Economic Events to July 14

WEDNESDAY, JULY 2 WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives Michel Camdessus lecture at an event hosted by the International Monetary Fund in Washington - 1400 GMT.

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