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Riksbank prolongs swap agreement with Latvian central bank
08/05/2009 The Riksbank has today decided to prolong the swap agreement entered into with the Latvian central bank, Latvijas Banka, in December last year.  Read more
Riksbank offers SEK loans with 12-month maturity
07/05/2009 To further alleviate the banks’ financing and thereby facilitate the supply of credit to Swedish companies, the Riksbank is offering loans in Swedish krona with a maturity of twelve months.   Read more
Ingves: The current economic situation
06/05/2009 The reasoning behind the decision by the Riksbank's Executive Board of 20 April to lower the interest rate to 0.5 percent is detailed in the minutes of the monetary policy meeting, which was published on Tuesday. Today, the Governor of the Riksbank, Stefan Ingves, discusses his view of the business cycle and monetary policy at the Avanza Day   Read more
Minutes of the Executive Board’s monetary policy meeting on 20 April 2009

05/05/2009 The decision to lower the repo rate to 0.5 percent was not unanimous. Deputy Governor Lars E.O. Svensson advocated a greater lowering of the repo rate. Read the Executive Board’s argument and the background to the latest interest rate decision in the minutes of the monetary policy meeting.  Read more
On 13 May the Riksbank offers new SEK loans against commercial paper (84 days)
06/05/2009
On 13 May the Riksbank offers new SEK loans against commercial paper (168 days)
06/05/2009
Today’s auction of credit in US dollars with a maturity of 84 days has now been completed
06/05/2009
04/05/2009
Today's auction of SEK loans and variable rate has now been completed (maturity 84 days)
04/05/2009
News archive 
CALENDAR
15/05/2009 13:00
General Council meeting
26/05/2009 13:00
Executive Board meeting
02/06/2009 09:30
Financial Stability Report 2009:1 published
12/06/2009 13:00
General Council meeting
22/06/2009 09:00
Executive Board 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 MARCH 2009
0.2%

Next publishing will be on Tuesday 12th May at 09.30 a.m.
Read more about the current inflation rate
Link to Statistics Sweden, SCB
THE REPO RATE
0.5%

Applies from 22 April 2009. Next monetary policy meeting will be on 1 July 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 2 July 2009
Monetary Policy Report
QUICKLINKS
Questions and answers about the repo rate decision on 21 April
Questions and answers about the Swedish krona exchange rate
Questions and answers on the financial turmoil
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.
Setting the repo rate – a look behind the scenes
Most people probably realise that a lot of hard work goes into deciding what the repo rate should be. But how is this actually done and who is involved in the process? Read more
Economic Commentaries
”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
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
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