Öberg: Potential GDP, resource utilisation and monetary policy
07/10/2010 On Thursday, First Deputy Governor Svante Öberg will speak at Statistics Sweden’s annual conference in Saltsjöbaden on the subject of the difficulties in estimating potential GDP and resource utilisation, at the same time as these estimates are significant for monetary policy. Read more
Economic commentary: Analysis of revisions in short-term wage statistics
05/10/2010 In this economic commentary, the authors analyse revisions in the monthly short-term wage statistics. They find that the revisions follow a systematic pattern. The authors present a method in which preliminary wage outcomes are used to forecast future definitive outcomes. The method provides highly-accurate estimates of the outcomes, which is important to the Riksbank's forecasts of future wage developments. Read more
International Monetary Fund assesses financial stability in Sweden
24/09/2010 At the invitation of the Ministry of Finance and the Riksbank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will visit Sweden in February/March 2011 to make a structural assessment of the financial sector, what is known as an FSAP (Financial Sector Assessment Program). Read more 07/10/2010
Lars Nyberg, Deputy Governor, will participate in a conference arranged by HSB.
3 p.m. Svante Öberg, First Deputy Governor, will hold the speech ”Potential GDP, resource utilisation and monetary policy” at a conference arranged by Statistics Sweden (SCB). 08/10/2010
Karolina Ekholm, Deputy Governor, will participate in the Stockholm International Fairs. Karolina Ekholm will speak on the subject of ”The economy, the interest rate and the property market”.
8–10 October 2010, the IMF and World Bank will be holding a meeting in Washington D.C.10/10/2010
Governor Stefan Ingves will participate in the IMF/ECB/FRB conference on “Rethinking Central Banking” in Washington D.C., United States.See entire calendar
Current forecast for the repo rate, inflation and GDP
Applies from 8 September 2010. Next monetary policy meeting will be on 25 October 2010.
Table, repo rate
The next publication will be on 12 October 2010
Read more about the current inflation rate
Link to Statistics Sweden, SCB
MONETARY POLICY REPORT
The next Monetary Policy Report will be published on 1 July 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.
Chat with Stefan Ingves 2 September 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 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
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