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  • Finance Norway - Interview with Arne Hyttnes

    08.02.2011

    During the 1990s banking crisis in Norway, Arne Hyttnes worked as a regional corporate lending director for Den norske Bank (now DnB NOR). Nearly two decades later, he is the leader of all of the country’s financial servic...

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  • The Safe Harbour For Investment

    07.01.2011

    Norway is unique. The country has the second largest GDP per capita in the world and has fared better than most through the recent financial crisis. While others have struggled with large budget deficits, falling GDP, and ...

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  • DnB NOR's conservatism & international ambitions

    06.11.2010

    The Norwegian banking industry has been praised by the OECD for its conservative culture and stability in the wake of the financial crisis. Nowhere has this been more evident than with DnB NOR, Norway’s leading financial s...

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  • Show me the money

    23.08.2010

    Bergen is an historic Hanseatic city with a long history in trade. Investment and finance have always been an important part of the city’s vibrant business and industry. In addition, a strong professional environment at th...

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  • Cultivating great ideas

    04.06.2010

    Norway ranks in the top ten worldwide in innovation, according to INSEAD’s 2009-2010 Global Innovation Index. Some of the country’s best ideas have even been sold through big international acquisitions, such as the USD3.4 ...

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  • A healthy & stable economy

    03.06.2010

    Norway is unique. The country has the second largest GDP per capita in the world and has fared better than most through the recent financial crisis. While others have struggled with large budget deficits, falling GDP, and ...

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  • East meets West in Singapore - Oslo dual listing pact

    05.05.2010

    Oslo Børs reached an agreement last July with Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) that will allow for secondary listings on each other’s exchanges. The initial targets are companies within their common energy, offshore and sh...

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  • Fund management - a pioneer in socially responsible investing

    05.05.2010

    Norway is internationally known for the ethical investment strategy exercised by the Norwegian Government Pension Fund, which has blacklisted companies such as WalMart and recently sold all tobacco company investments from...

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  • Finance - more than just banks

    05.05.2010

    As the capital city of Norway, it is only natural to find the pillars of the finance community here: the largest banks and insurance companies, Oslo Børs, Norges Bank, financial organizations, and top-rated business univer...

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  • Fragmented Trading Reaches Oslo

    18.02.2010

    More than a quarter of trading in Nordic equities takes place outside of the listing exchanges, according to Burgundy, one of the multilateral trading facilities competing with Oslo Børs (the Oslo Stock Exchange). In Norwa...

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