Björn Wahlroos kirjoitti kirjan, jossa hän esitti mielipiteitään ja näkemyksiään siitä miten asioiden pitäisi yhteiskunnassa olla. Nalleksikin kutsutulla miehellä on tapana kohauttaa sanomisillaan. Hänellä on kuitenkin tapana sanoa, jos jossain on parantamisen varaa.
The glut of lay-off talks in Finland at the moment has not yet shown through in banks' mortgage repayment suspensions. However, mortgage-holders' approaches to the financial ombudsman have risen.
Economists at Nordea Bank say that Finland’s economy has already fallen into recession and that signs of recovery won’t appear before 2014. On the other hand the Labour Institute for Economic Research says Finland can expect growth as early as next year as the eurozone crisis recedes.
Helsinki District Court on Friday imprisoned a bank robber who stole a small amount of cash this week from a Nordea branch office in Helsinki’s Töölö neighbourhood.
A fresh Yle survey shows that pressure is building for banks to increase the interest margins they charge on new home loans. In contrast, the base benchmark euribor rates may fall later this year.
Most Finns pay their bills online. As online banking has proliferated, teller services have declined, leaving customers without internet connections looking for alternative payment options.
Official figures show divorce filings peak at the end of the summer holiday season.
A senior politician and leading Finnish economic experts say difficult days still lie ahead for the euro zone.
The EU will not re-negotiate anything with Athens no matter what happens, says Jutta Urpilainen.
Nordea posted positive first quarter results, saying it had attracted new customers and made gains with its mobile app.
Online malware attacks on major Finnish banks in recent weeks have originated in Russia, says Mikko Hyppönen, Chief Research Officer at the data security company F-Secure. Nordea, OP-Pohjola and Sampo Bank have been hit by a trojan that has caused financial losses to hundreds of customers.
Borrowers in Finland will face steeper mortgage costs next year, according to Finland’s major financial institutions. Eurozone financial turmoil is driving up the margins banks charge on home loans.
Some Nordea Bank customers received a surprise on Friday morning as some tax refunds were erroneously been paid into their accounts twice. The bank corrected the mistake around 11am.
Credit ratings agency Moody's has announced plans to evaluate the risk exposure of Finnish banks Nordea, OP Pohjola and Sampo.
Finns still manage their mortgages quite well, according to a study by Nordea bank. However variation between different cities is quite large, and those with mortgages for expensive flats in Helsinki are the most burdened.
Employees of the Nordea financial services group are carrying out a work stoppage on Friday to protest the bank's plans to implement a lock-out later this month. All Nordea offices are affected.
Nordea on Wednesday said it had concluded consultative talks aimed at reducing its workforce in Finland. Four hundred fifty jobs are set to disappear from Finnish branches of the Nordic region's biggest banking group, according to Nordea spokesperson Kati Tommiska.
Third quarter profits shrunk in the Nordic region's biggest banking group, Nordea, compared to the same period last year. The bank says it is sticking to plans to reduce its workforce by 2,000 employees in four countries.
Autumn blues have struck hard on the Finnish labour market, with Thursday’s news of fresh job losses adding fuel to the fire. Nokia tops the list with the highest number of redundancies in this season of employment gloom.