Recession-Beset Scandinavia Seen as Least Ugly as Returns Sink

Recession-Beset Scandinavia Seen as Least Ugly as Returns Sink

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Pedestrians are seen outside the Jernbanetorget shopping centre in Oslo, Norway. Norway’s economy, excluding income from oil and gas, slowed to 0.7 percent from 0.8 percent.