U.K. Economy Grew 0.5% in Fourth Quarter, Missing Median Estimate of 0.6%

NORDIC DAYBOOK: Swedish Banks May Win Time on Capital Rules

Sweden may push back a plan to require banks to meet tougher capital standards than lenders outside the Nordic country as Europe’s debt crisis persists. Story: {NSN LTIGBG0UQVI9 <go>}


WHAT TO WATCH: * Jyske Bank (JYSK DC) 3Q

EARNINGS: * Jyske Bank (JYSK DC) 3Q * Ahlstrom (AHL1V FH) 3Q, 11 a.m. * Sparebanken Pluss (PLUG) 3Q * Havila Ariel (HAVA NO) 3Q * Sparekassen Faaborg (SPFA DC) 3Q * Formuepleje Penta (FPPEN DC) 3Q * eWork (EWRK SS) 3Q * OEM (OEMB SS) 3Q * PV Enterprise (PVE SS) 3Q * Medivir (MVIRB SS) 3Q * Obducat (OBDUB SS) 3Q * NAXS (NAXS SS) 3Q * Profilgruppen (PROFB SS) 3Q * ReadSoft (RSOFB SS)

ECONOMY: * Svenska Handelsbanken Publishes bi-annual macro economic forecast report, 8 a.m.

MARKETS: * The OMX Stockholm 30 Index rose 3.3% to 965.19 * Nasdaq OMX Helsinki 25 Index gained 2.5% to 1,963.47 * Oslo’s OBX Index soared 3.4% to 352.23 * The Copenhagen 20 Index added 2% to 349.47 * Swedish krona -- U.S. 6.5558 - EU 9.1066 * Norwegian krone -- U.S. 5.502 - EU 7.7097

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