Norway's foreign portfolio investment amounted to NOK 10 235 billion ($ 1.2 billion) at end-2017, an increase of 12 per cent from end-2016, according to Statistics Norway.
Denmark took the sixth place in the 2018 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook, an annual list of the world’s most competitive nations for businesses, outcompeting fellow Nordic countries Norway (8th), Sweden (9th) and Finland (16th).
The UK continues to be attractive to foreign investors, who are ready to pour more money into the economy every year, despite Brexit.
One in seven EU companies with UK suppliers had moved part or all of their business out of Britain in advance of Brexit, according to a survey by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) published on Tuesday.
The value of bitcoin may be down more than 50% from its highs in December but that doesn't stop Iceland from becoming one of the world's prime locations for energy-hungry cryptocurrency servers. Companies have flooded the Nordic island nation
Norway’s government plans to phase out fox and mink farms by 2025, making it the first Scandinavian country to take the step.
Zhejiang Geely Holding, China's leading privately owned automotive group, has bought an estimated $3.3 billion stakes in AB Volvo, a Swedish manufacturer of trucks, from Europe’s largest activist fund manager Cevian Capital.
Timber is making a comeback. Mjøstårnet, named after its neighbour and Norway’s largest lake, Mjøsa will be the world’s tallest timber building.
Ireland exported a higher value of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) services than any other nation last year, according to a report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
The Bank of England is expecting up to 75,000 job losses in financial services if the U.K. crashes out of the bloc in March 2019 without a deal the BBC reported on Tuesday.