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The Riksbank grants loan to Latvia's central bank
16/12/2008 The central banks in Sweden and Denmark have decided to enter into swap agreements under which Latvijas Banka, the central bank of Latvia, may borrow up to EUR 500 million in exchange for Latvian lats.   Read more
New Executive Board member to be appointed next year
15/12/2008 The General Council’s selection of a new Deputy Governor to the Executive Board of the Riksbank will be made in early 2009.  Read more
Lessons from the Swedish banking crisis in the 1990s
09/12/2008 Sweden went through a systemic financial crisis in the early 1990s. A crucial lesson from the Swedish experience is the need for prominent state involvement in crisis resolution through restructuring and asset value protection. This observation is made by Stefan Ingves and Göran Lind in an article “Stockholm Solutions” in December issue of Finance & Development.  Read more
Rosenberg: My time at the Riksbank
08/12/2008 At the moment we are in a much more difficult situation for the economy than we have experienced for many years, with a worldwide financial crisis and a period of weak growth ahead of us. But at the same time, we are much better equipped to manage this type of situation today than when I first started at the Riksbank, says Irma Rosenberg in a speech at SEB.  Read more
On 17 December the Riksbank offers new SEK loans against commercial paper
10/12/2008
Today’s auction of three-month SEK loans has now been completed
08/12/2008
Today's auction of SEK loans with corporate paper as collateral has now been completed
05/12/2008
The Riksbank offers SEK loans on 8 December
04/12/2008
Ingves: Ongoing changes in securities markets
04/12/2008
News archive 
CALENDAR
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
27/01/2009 09:00
Executive Board meeting
05/02/2009 09:00
Executive Board meeting
10/02/2009 09:00
Executive Board monetary policy meeting, No 1

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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
INFLATION IN OCTOBER 2008
2.5%

Next CPI will be published on Tuesday 13th January 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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