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David Vestin new deputy head of Monetary Policy Department
21/02/2011 David Vestin will take up the post of deputy head of the Monetary Policy Department on 7 March. He will be in charge of the work on producing the Riksbank’s Monetary Policy Report. David Vestin has worked at the Riksbank since January 2009.   Read more
Repo rate raised by 0.25 percentage points to 1.5 per cent
15/02/2011 The Swedish economy is growing strongly. Underlying inflation is still low, but is expected to increase as economic activity strengthens. Rising energy and commodity prices also contribute to higher inflation during the forecast period. To stabilise inflation close to the target of 2 per cent and to avoid resource utilisation being too high, the repo rate needs to increase gradually. The repo rate also needs to be raised slightly faster than was forecast in December.  Read more
The Riksbank transfers SEK 6.2 billion to the Treasury
14/02/2011 The General Council of the Riksbank has, in accordance with the Sveriges Riksbank Act, presented a proposal to the Riksdag (the Swedish parliament) for the allocation of the Riksbank’s profit for the financial year 2010. The General Council has proposed that SEK 6.28 billion be transferred to the Treasury.    Read more
Extraordinary measures were wound up during 2010
14/02/2011
Economic commentary: The Riksbank’s dividend in the past two decades
14/02/2011
The Riksbank's company interviews: Production and profitability recovering
09/02/2011
01/02/2011
Economic commentary: The framework for implementing monetary policy, the balance sheet and the financial crisis
28/01/2011
News archive 
CALENDAR
28/2 2011 09.30
The minutes of the executive Board's monetary policy meeting from 14 February will be published.
 
1/3/2011 10.00
Stefan Ingves to visit the Riksdag Committee on Finance and deliver a speech “The housing market, the banks and household debt”.

1/3/2011
Stefan Ingves to give a guest lecture at Stockholm School of Economics.

3/3/2011 09:00
Stefan Ingves to visit the Riksdag Committee on Finance and deliver a speech “Introduction on monetary policy”.

See Calendar for more information
KEY FIGURES
REPO RATE PATH
Current forecast for the repo rate, inflation and GDP
THE REPO RATE
1.50%

Applies form 16 February 2011. Next monetary policy meeting will be on 19 April 2011.
Table, repo rate
Press Release
INFLATION IN JANUARY 2011
2.5%

Next publishing will be on 10 March 2011
Read more about the current inflation rate
Link to Statistics Sweden, SCB
THE RIKSBANK'S INFLATION TARGET
2.0%
The target has applied since 1995
Read more about the inflation target
MONETARY POLICY REPORT AND UPDATE
The next Monetary Policy Update will be published on 20 April 2011.
Monetary Policy Report and Update
QUICKLINKS
FAQ
Invalid banknotes
RSS
IMF SDDS
Asset management at the Riksbank
YouTube channel
Reference rate
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.
New banknote and coin series
The Riksbank has decided to renew and modernise the entire Swedish banknote and coin series. The current banknote and coin series will at the same time be supplemented with a 2-krona coin and a 200-krona banknote.Read more
How the Riksbank works with financial stability
How does the Riksbank work to prevent and manage financial crises? You can read about this in a new brochure, “The Riksbank and financial stability”, which describes the role and tasks of the Riksbank in promoting financial stability. 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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