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Jyske Bank agrees to buy Handelsbanken’s Danish ops; shares rise

FX Empire 20 Jun 2022
Handelsbanken, one of Sweden’s oldest banks and a major mortgage lender, said in October last year it would exit Denmark and Finland as it saw little chance to grow in those markets without making major investments ... The transaction will bring synergies worth 300 million Danish crowns, Jyske said in a separate statement ... ($1 = 7.0566 Danish crowns).
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Ireland has second highest mortgage rates in Eurozone

RTE 08 Jun 2022
Ireland has the second highest mortgage rates in the Eurozone, behind Greece, according to new data from the Central Bank of Ireland ... "These figures show the peculiarities of the Irish mortgage market," Mr Cassidy said ... Finland once again has the lowest average mortgage rate among the 19 country Eurozone at just 0.95%, followed by Portugal at 1.07%.
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Tenants by Vicky Spratt review – empty rooms and empty promises

The Observer 24 May 2022
Emergency legislation temporarily prevented evictions, and a combination of furlough and mortgage relief prevented mass repossessions. She points to the Housing First programme, pioneered in Finland, as an example of how meeting needs directly – giving homeless people a house, ...
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Germany's Schroeder loses office amid anger over Russia ties

Springfield News-Sun 19 May 2022
BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers agreed Thursday to strip former Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder of his office and staff after he maintained and defended his long-standing ties with Russia and its energy sector despite the invasion of Ukraine ... ___ ... Home sales tumble again as mortgage rates surge ... NATO chief sure spat over Sweden, Finland will be resolved.
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Norway’s DNB beats Q1 profit forecast as economy reopens

Metro USA 28 Apr 2022
Other Nordic banks have so far reported better-than-expected results, with Sweden’s SEB and Handelsbanken posting on Wednesday strong income from mortgages and corporate clients alike while loan losses remained marginal. On Thursday, Finland’s Nordea and Sweden’s Swedbank also reported stronger forecast-beating profits ... .
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Norway's DNB beats Q1 profit forecast as economy reopens

Reuters 28 Apr 2022
Other Nordic banks have so far reported better-than-expected results, with Sweden's SEB (SEBa.ST) and Handelsbanken (SHBa.ST) posting on Wednesday strong income from mortgages and corporate clients alike while loan losses remained marginal ... On Thursday, Finland's Nordea ...
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Is Finland really the happiest country in the world? Finns weigh in

Stars and Stripes 14 Apr 2022
For the fifth year in a row, Finland has been named the happiest country in the world by the United Nations-sponsored World Happiness Report ... I lived in Finland for a year as a student in the Rotary Youth Exchange program from 2001 to 2002 ... "We have a saying in Finland ... If you have the capability, you can be anything you want in Finland.".
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Irish mortgage rates still second highest in euro zone

RTE 13 Apr 2022
New figures from the Central Bank show that Irish mortgage interest rates were again the second highest in the euro area in February, coming in behind Greece at 2.76% ... Finland once again had the lowest average mortgage rate in the euro zone at just 0.85%, followed by Portugal at 0.87%.
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Expensive mortgages in this country about to get even dearer

Irish Independent 13 Apr 2022
... is second only to Greece in the 19-country Eurozone.The average rate in this country in February was unchanged from January.Finland has the lowest average mortgage rate in the Eurozone at just 0.85pc.The Eurozone average is 1.36pc, but this is up from 1.29pc last December.
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Mortgage interest rates rise at highest level in almost five years

The Irish Times 09 Mar 2022
Mortgage interest rates in the Republic have risen by the largest amount ... Finland continues to have the lowest average mortgage rate in the euro zone at 0.79 per cent, followed by Portugal at 0.8 per cent.
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Irish mortgage rates second highest in euro zone

RTE 09 Mar 2022
New figures from the Central Bank show that Ireland had the second highest mortgage rates in the euro area in January, coming just after Greece ... Finland once again has the lowest average mortgage rate in the euro zone at just 0.79%, closely followed by Portugal at 0.80%.
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Mortgage rates here rise the most in five years

Irish Independent 09 Mar 2022
This is despite the European Central Bank holding back on increasing wholesale rates.The typical new mortgage rate was up 0.7pc in January, the largest monthly increase in almost five years.Ireland the second most expensive in the Eurozone after Greece, new figures from the ...
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latest Mortgage rates in Ireland at highest levels in five years

Irish Independent 09 Mar 2022
This is despite the European Central Bank holding back on increasing wholesale rates.The typical new mortgage rate was up 0.7pc in January, the largest monthly increase in almost five years.Ireland the second most expensive in the Eurozone after Greece, new figures from the ...
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latest Mortgage rates in Ireland rise at highest amount in five years

Irish Independent 09 Mar 2022
This is despite the European Central Bank holding back on increasing wholesale rates.The typical new mortgage rate was up 0.7pc in January, the largest monthly increase in almost five years.Ireland the second most expensive in the Eurozone after Greece, new figures from the ...
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Analysis-ECB has to fight housing bubble with its hands tied

Metro USA 23 Feb 2022
They range from making banks build up extra capital when they make home loans to introducing deeply unpopular caps on the size of mortgages based on the purchase price or the income of the buyer ... The ESRB said this month that Finland and the Netherlands were not doing enough to curb mortgage lending despite its recommendations.

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