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New Working Paper: The Monetary Policy Decision-Making Process and the Term Structure of Interest Rates by Hans Dillén
05/05/2008 This study presents a theoretical model for spot and forward rates, which gives substantial consideration to the monetary policy process. The number of monetary policy meetings during the time to maturity and the time until the next monetary policy meeting prove to have significant implications for the interest rates.   Read more
Ingves: Policy rate setting and the monetary policy steering system
28/04/2008 Since last autumn there has been turmoil and instability in the financial markets. This has led to several central banks taking extraordinary measures. In Sweden we have not seen any major problems as a result of the financial turmoil and the Riksbank has not taken any special measures. This is partly because Swedish banks have not been exposed to the US subprime market. Another reason is that there are differences in the monetary policy steering systems in different countries. Monday 28 April 2008 Stefan Ingves held a speech on the Riksbank’s monetary policy steering system, that is, how a decision on the repo rate is actually put into practice.   Read more
Repo rate unchanged at 4.25 per cent
23/04/2008 At its meeting on 22 April, the Executive Board of the Riksbank decided to hold the repo rate unchanged at 4.25 per cent. The repo rate path remains the same as in February.  Read more
Summary from the informal ECOFIN meeting on 4-5 April
11/04/2008 On 4 and 5 April Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Minister of Finance Anders Borg met central bank governors and finance ministers of other EU countries in Slovenia, which is holding the EU presidency during the first half of 2008. You will find a summary from the meeting here  Read more
Financial market statistics including money supply, March 2008. Press release on Statistics Sweden’s website
25/04/2008
Summary from the International Monetary Fund’s spring meeting on 12 April
15/04/2008
News archive 
CALENDAR
07/05/2008 09:30
The minutes of the Executive Board's monetary policy meeting from 22 April will be published
07/05/2008 13:00
Executive Board meeting
08/05/2008 09:15
Deputy Governor Svante Öberg will give the speech "Monetary policy and the current situation" in Stockholm. NB Published as a press release.

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KEY FIGURES
THE RIKSBANK´S INFLATION TARGET
2.0%
The target has applied since 1995
Read more about the inflation target
THE INFLATION IN MARCH 2008
3.4%
Next CPI will be published on Tuesday 13th May at 09.30 a.m.
Read more about the current inflation rate
Link to Statistics Sweden, SCB
THE REPO RATE
4.25%

Applies from Wednesday, 30 April 2008
Press Release
Minutes of the Executive Board´s monetary policy meeting
Table, repo rate
MONETARY POLICY REPORT
The next Monetary Policy Report will be published on 3 July 2008
Monetary Policy Report
QUICKLINKS
Invalid banknotes
RSS
IMF SDDS
Asset management at the Riksbank
THE RIKSBANK
Sveriges Riksbank is Sweden’s central bank and a public authority under the Riksdag, the Swedish parliament.  The Riksbank is responsible for conducting monetary policy, the objective of which is to maintain a low and stable level of inflation. The Bank also has the task of ensuring that payments in the economy can be made safely and efficiently.
Guided tour of the building
At Brunkebergstorg 11, in the heart of Stockholm, lies the Riksbank building clad in black granite. The building, designed by architect Peter Celsing, was inaugurated on 8 April 1976. Read more
Economic Commentaries
"Economic Commentaries” is a new series which will include for instance brief investigations and debate pieces. ”Economic Commentaries" will be published approximately once a month. In the series both members of the Executive Board and other employees at the Bank publish their analyses in subjects that are relevant to the Riksbank’s operations.Read more
Review of the banknote and coin series
The Executive Board of the Riksbank has decided to review the banknote and coin series. The nature of the assignment is to review denominations, formats, security features etc and to highlight environmental aspects and costs to society. Read more
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