Nyberg: The financial crisis - developments in recent months and some lessons learnt
21/05/2008 Since the middle of March there have been signs that the credit market tensions have eased slightly. The interbank market still has substantial problems, but some positive signs can also be noted there. These observations were made by Deputy Governor Lars Nyberg when he spoke to the EU Club in Stockholm. Read more
Ingves: The need for a strengthened insolvency and resolution framework for banks – A central banker’s perspective
19/05/2008 In a speech Governor Stefan Ingves calls for a special insolvency and resolution framework for banks and other deposit taking institutions. A system that works not only when there are minor banking problems, but also when the payment system is at risk. Such a regime does not presently exist in Sweden – in fact, many countries lack such a regime. Read more
How inflation is affected by a rise in the oil price
16/05/2008 In an Economic Commentary authors Mårten Bjellerup and Mårten Löf make an attempt to estimate what effects the oil price has on inflation in Sweden. Their calculations show for instance that if the price of oil is raised by 10 per cent, prices will be 0.25 percentage points higher after 5 years than would have been the case if the oil price had remained constant. Read more
The Riksbank enters into a swap facility with Sedlabanki Íslands
16/05/2008 The central banks of Sweden, Norway and Denmark have entered into a euro/Icelandic krona swap facility agreement with the Central Bank of Iceland, Sedlabanki Íslands. Read more
Deputy Governor Lars Nyberg will give the speech "It costs to pay"
First Deputy Governor Irma Rosenberg will give the speech "The current situation and monetary policy"
THE INFLATION IN APRIL 2008
Next CPI will be published on Tuesday 10th June at 09.30 a.m.
Read more about the current inflation rate
Link to Statistics Sweden, SCB
Applies from Wednesday, 30 April 2008
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
Asset management at 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.
Meet some of the employeesThe majority of those who work at the Riksbank are qualified economists. All types of economist work at the Riksbank, not just macroeconomists. The work is mainly focused on qualified analysis in the fields of monetary policy and financial stability. Other professional categories at the Riksbank include system scientists, lawyers, public relations officers and administrators. Read about what it is like to work at the Riksbank. Read more Economic commentaries: Stefan Ingves on monetary policy communication”We will be more generous in highlighting important new statistics and clarifying the considerations we are facing. We will continue to be restrictive with information close to a monetary policy meeting so as not to disrupt the monetary policy process,” writes Governor Stefan Ingves in an Economic commentary.Read more Guided tour of the buildingAt 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 103 37 Stockholm Brunkebergstorg 11 Phone +46 8 787 00 00 Fax +46 8 21 05 31 Email email@example.com Press contact +46 8 787 02 00