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Today's auction of SEK loans with corporate paper as collateral has now been completed
05/12/2008 The total number of bids received amounted to SEK 1 billion, which was also the total amount allotted. The interest rate was set at 2.40 per cent, which corresponded to the lowest accepted interest rate in the auction.   Read more
Öberg: Wage formation and monetary policy
05/12/2008 Wage formation has functioned better in the last fifteen years than in the 1970s and 1980s. Our job is to maintain a low and stable level of inflation. This job is made easier if wage formation works well, said Svante Öberg in a speech at Facken inom industrin (the Swedish Unions within Industry) in Stockholm today.   Read more
Repo rate cut to 2 per cent
04/12/2008 The Executive Board of the Riksbank has decided to cut the repo rate by 1.75 percentage points to 2 per cent. The repo rate is expected to remain at this level over the coming year. A large reduction in the interest rate and the interest rate path is necessary to dampen the fall in production and employment and to attain the inflation target of 2 per cent.   Read more
The Riksbank offers SEK loans on 8 December
04/12/2008
Financial market statistics including money supply, October 2008. Press release on Statistics Sweden’s website
27/11/2008
Today’s auction of credit in US dollars with a maturity of 84 days has now been completed
26/11/2008
On 3 December the Riksbank offers new SEK loans against commercial paper
25/11/2008
The Riksbank to offer USD loans on 26 November
24/11/2008
News archive 
CALENDAR
05/12/2008 13:00
Deputy Governor Svante Öberg will give the speech "Wage formation and monetary policy"
08/12/2008 08:00
First Deputy Governor Irma Rosenberg will give the speech "My time at the Riksbank. Some final relfections on challenges along the way." in Stockholm. Organised by SEB.
08/12/2008 13:00
Executive Board meeting
17/12/2008 09:30
The minutes of the executive Board's monetary policy meeting from 3 December will be published
17/12/2008 14:00
General Council meeting

See entire calendar
KEY FIGURES
THE RIKSBANK'S INFLATION TARGET
2.0%
The target has applied since 1995
Read more about the inflation target
INFLATION IN OCTOBER 2008
4.0%

Next CPI will be published on Tuesday 9th December at 09.30 a.m.
Read more about the current inflation rate
Link to Statistics Sweden, SCB
THE REPO RATE
2.0%
Applies from Wednesday, 10 december 2008. Next monetary policy meeting will be on 10 February 2009.
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 11 February 2009
Monetary Policy Report
QUICKLINKS
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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.
Financial turbulence - the Riksbank's response
The Riksbank has taken a number of actions as a result of the current financial turbulence. This page contains links to the information that we have published in connection with this.Read more
Questions and answers on the financial turmoil - updated on December 4
The Riksbank has compiled a number of questions and answers to explain our role in dealing with the prevailing financial turmoil. The page is updated with questions and answers regularly. Read more
86 per cent satisfied with their work situation
Employees of the Riksbank are even more satisfied with their work situation than they were last year. Confidence in both Stefan Ingves and line managers has increased. Read more
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