Views from the bridge

Risk looks at the different approaches taken to risk management by thegovernments of Sweden and Denmark.


Two of the Nordic region’s largest economies, Sweden and Denmark, may now be linked by the Øresund Bridge between Malmö and Copenhagen, but their outlook on many financial matters remains far from close.

Although both countries are members of the European Union, have held referendums on joining the euro (in Sweden’s case twice) and have rejected the option, the risk management methods of Sweden’s national debt office (the Riksgäldskontoret) and Danmarks Nationalbank in Denmark are quite different

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