The Riksbank to phase out the CPIX inflation measure09/06/2008 ”Our target variable is the CPI. We want to be clear about this. Our strategy and our inflation target stand firm. Over the years, another measure of inflation, the CPIX, has played a prominent role alongside the CPI. The Riksbank has previously assumed that the CPI and the CPIX will converge in the long-term. We no longer believe that this will be the case. The CPIX will be phased out, but this will not have a tangible effect on future interest rate decisions.” These comments were made by Deputy Governor Barbro Wickman-Parak in a speech held at Swedbank. Read more
Financial stability is satisfactory but the risks have increased
03/06/2008 The Swedish banks remain financially strong and their resilience to shocks is good. However, the contingent risks have increased. ”These risks have most tangibly increased in the international financial markets. Sweden has been affected by the financial turmoil but to a much lesser extent than many other countries,” says Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves. The Riksbank’s Financial Stability Report analyses financial stability in Sweden and the risks that could disrupt this stability in a negative situation. Read more
Sweden publishes the IMF’s statement on the Swedish economy
02/06/2008 The International Monetary Fund, IMF, has recently concluded an extensive examination of the Swedish economy. In connection with this they are presenting and publishing a report in which the head of the IMF delegation, Bob Traa, reports his views on the Swedish economy. Read more
First Deputy Governor Irma Rosenberg will give the speech "The monetary policy decision-making process".
General Council meeting23/06/2008 09:00
Executive Board meetingSee entire calendar
Next CPI will be published on Thursday 10th July at 09.30 a.m.
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The next Monetary Policy Report will be published on 3 July 2008
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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.
How inflation is affected by a rise in the oil priceIn an Economic Commentary authors 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 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
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