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NEWS
Economic Commentary: Numeracy, Financial Literacy and Household Finance
26/04/2011 Many Swedes struggle with basic calculations and lack an understanding of elementary financial concepts, which may affect their financial behaviour. Hence, the communication of economic policy needs to take into account that a significant fraction of households may be very poorly equipped to process numerical information and key economic concepts. This is the opinion of the authors of an economic commentary which discusses some of the results of a consumer survey commissioned 2010 by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority.   Read more
Questions and answers on the repo rate decision 19 April 2011
20/04/2011 Here we have a list of questions and answers on the repo-rate decision that was published on 20 April 2011.   Read more
Repo rate raised by 0.25 percentage points to 1.75 per cent
20/04/2011 The Swedish economy remains strong. Underlying inflation is currently low, but is expected to increase as economic activity strengthens. At the same time, CPI inflation is now high as a result of rising mortgage rates. 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 towards more normal levels.  Read more
Financial Market Statistics March 2011. Press release on Statistics Sweden’s website
29/04/2011
Tomas Lundberg new Chief Press Officer
14/04/2011
Sweden’s new banknotes and coins
06/04/2011
Assessment of Securities Settlement in Sweden 2010
04/04/2011
Ekholm: The interest rate, the exchange rate and inflation
04/04/2011
News archive 
CALENDAR
3/5/2011
9.30 a.m. Minutes of the Monetary Policy Meeting to be published.
 
9.30 a.m. Lars Nyberg will hold the speech ”Will cards replace cash?” at Affärsvärlden, which is arranging the Cards & Cash Payments Forum – a meeting point intended to shed light on challenges and opportunities in the field of payments with cards and cash. The speech will be published on the website.
 
4/5/2011
Stefan Ingves will visit Sveriges Riksdags Veteranförening (the association of former members of the Swedish parliament). The subject of the day’s discussion will be the effects of the economic crisis on Sweden and the world.
 
Lars Nyberg will visit SEB in Copenhagen.
 
Karolina Ekholm will visit the West Sweden Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Göteborg to explain the monetary policy decision.

See Calendar for more information
KEY FIGURES
REPO RATE PATH
Current forecast for the repo rate, inflation and GDP
THE REPO RATE
1.75%
Applies form 27 April 2011. Next monetary policy meeting will be on 4 July 2011.
Table, repo rate
Press Release
INFLATION IN MARCH 2011
2.9%
Next publishing will be on 12 May 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 Rerport will be published on 5 July.
Monetary Policy Report and Update
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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 20 april 2010 Governor 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
New banknotes and coins Sweden is to have new banknotes and coins. The General Council of Sveriges Riksbank has decided on the themes and motifs for the new banknotes and coins. They also decided on the size and colours of the new notes. 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
103 37 Stockholm Brunkebergstorg 11 Phone +46 8 787 00 00 Fax +46 8 21 05 31 Email registratorn@riksbank.se Press contact +46 8 787 02 00