Svenska Handelsbanken AB (SHBb.ST)
* Says to quantify efficiency measures in Q3 (Adds detail, background, quote)
STOCKHOLM, July 18 Swedish banking group Handelsbanken reported a slightly bigger than expected rise in operating earnings for the second quarter on Wednesday as firm growth across its markets boosted income from lending and commissions.
STOCKHOLM, April 25 Nordea, the Nordic region's biggest bank, said its mortgage lending margins were squeezed in the first quarter, casting a shadow over its goal of increasing full-year revenues and sending its shares lower on Wednesday.
STOCKHOLM, April 25 Sweden's Handelsbanken reported first-quarter operating earnings below market expectations on Wednesday as trading results weakened.
HELSINKI, April 24 Finnish business data provider Asiakastieto said on Tuesday it has agreed to buy Swedish business and credit reference agency UC from Nordic banks for 340 million euros ($415 million) in cash and new shares.
* HANDELSBANKEN IS SELLING ITS SHAREHOLDING IN CREDIT INFORMATION AGENCY UC AB TO ASIAKASTIETO GROUP PLC