Karolina Ekholm appointed professor04/03/2010 Deputy Governor Karolina Ekholm has been appointed professor at the Department of Economics at Stockholm University from 1 April 2010. Ms Ekholm will be on leave of absence from the university for her work at the Riksbank. Read more
On 8 March the Riksbank offers new SEK loans (3 months)
04/03/2010 The 53rd credit under the new program will be provided in auctions held on 8 March and will comprise SEK 25 billion in the 3-month auction. The loans term to maturity is 84 days. Read more
Ingves: Introduction on monetary policy04/03/2010 The Governor of the Riksbank Stefan Ingves held a speech on Thursday in the Riksdag Committee on Finance on monetary policy and the considerations entailed by the current economic situation. The Swedish economy is approaching a situation where it is time to leave the crisis interest rate behind us and take steps towards an interest rate that is normal for a "regular" economic downturn. He also spoke about the challenges ahead, for instance regarding the work on preventing future crises. Read more
Assessment of Bankgirocentralen BGC AB's payment system, 2009
03/03/2010 The Riksbank and Finansinspektionen have together evaluated Bankgirocentralen BGC AB during 2009. In the 2009 evaluation BGC’s payment system fully observed all of the recommendations against which it was evaluated. Both public authorities support the conclusions in the evaluation. Read more 10/03/2010 15:00
Executive Board meeting16/03/2010 13:00
Executive Board meeting17/03/2010 13:00
General Council meetingSee entire calendar
Current forecast for the repo rate
Applies from17 February 2010. Next monetary policy meeting will be on 19 April 2010.
Table, repo rate
INFLATION IN JANUARY 2010
The next publication will be on Thursday 11th Mars 2010 09.30 a.m.
Read more about the current inflation rate
Link to Statistics Sweden, SCB
MONETARY POLICY REPORT
The next Monetary Policy Report will be published on 11 February 2010.
Monetary Policy Report
Planned auctions of SEK loans
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 does the Riksbank control interest rates?It is the Executive Board of the Riksbank that decides the level of the repo rate. But, how does the Riksbank control the interest rate in practice? Read more Chat with Stefan Ingves 11 February 2010Governor Stefan Ingves chatted in Swedish on the Riksbank's website. Follow the link for a translation into English of the questions and replies. Read more Financial turbulence - the Riksbank's responseThe 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 103 37 Stockholm Brunkebergstorg 11 Phone +46 8 787 00 00 Fax +46 8 21 05 31 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Press contact +46 8 787 02 00