About: Gunnar Hökmark

Global Europe 20-02-2017

Trump comment about immigration ‘problems’ baffles Sweden

President Donald Trump's suggestion that Sweden experienced an immigration-related security incident prompted a baffled response from the Scandinavian country on Sunday (19 February) as diplomats asked for an explanation and citizens responded with amusement.
Euro & Finance 04-02-2015

Lawmakers fail EU plans to split up large banks

Deep divisions between political groups in the European Parliament are set to sink reforms aimed at preventing banks from being “too big to fail”, a key political objective following the 2008 financial crisis.
Euro & Finance 07-01-2015

EU lawmaker seeks to dilute bank trading reform

Draft European Union rules forcing banks to isolate their risky trading activities should be eased to take national measures into account and avoid harming markets, an EU document written by a senior lawmaker has proposed.

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