Nordic & Swiss Economics

Nordic & Swiss Chart Book

24 July, 2018

A mixed month for financial markets

Swiss and Nordic financial markets have been a mixed bag over the past month. Equities in most countries have risen, supported by continued fairly strong economic growth. But equities in Norway and Iceland have fallen. In Norway, this largely reflects the decline in oil prices, with energy companies accounting for more than 40% of the benchmark index. Lower oil prices also dragged the Norwegian krone down. And the Swiss franc has weakened, perhaps due to diminished safe-haven demand as bond spreads

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