Swedes become more hostile to the euro

Four polls since 15 April suggest opponents of the euro outnumber supporters in Sweden by an average of 8 per cent. This compares with six months ago when pro-euro campaigners led by 3 percentage points.

Source: Bloomberg

Swedish opposition to the euro is surging as cabinet ministers and labor unions turn against adopting the currency, threatening Prime Minister Goeran Persson's ambition of leading the nation into European monetary union.

Five months before the Sept. 14 vote on adopting the eur

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