In Stockholm, Sweden, there has been a high increase in trading volume and the Swedish exchange traded fund (ETF) has been increasing as well.  iShares MSCI Sweden Index (EWD) is up 7.4% this year and was one of the top performers for 2006.  EWD includes companies such as Ericcson, Volvo and H&M Hennes & Mauritz. A press release states the sector with the strongest growth for March was consumer staples.  The Swedes also like ETFs as there was 155% increase in ETF trading in March 2007 compared to March 2006. 

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