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18 Jun 2004 - 16 Jun 2022
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High turnover in the payment system
The RIX system has a weekly turnover that corresponds to the entire Swedish annual gross domestic product, GDP.
Card transactions on the increase
Since the 1990s the number of transactions using cards has increased sixfold. Cards now account for 50 per cent of the total number of transactions. The use of cheques has gradually declined and is currently negligible.

Financial stability
One of the Riksbank's core functions is to promote a safe and efficient payment system. The payment system is important for all economic activities and is a central component of the financial system. For that reason the Riksbank regularly analyses the risks and threats to the stability of the Swedish financial system. The purpose of this analysis is to detect changes and vulnerabilities that could lead to a serious crisis. The major Swedish banks have particular significance in the analysis. The Riksbank's assessment of stability is published twice yearly in the Financial Stability Report.
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Speech, Ingves: Coming stronger out of a crisis: lessons from Sweden
(18 May 2011)
Speech, Nyberg: Is it dangerous to borrow dollars?
(17 May 2011)
Economic commentary: The relation between household saving and falls in house prices
(13 April 2011)
Economic Commentary: Numeracy, Financial Literacy and Household Finance
(26 April 2011)
The report: The Riksbank’s commission of inquiry into risks on the Swedish housing market 2011
(5 April 2011)
The Financial Stability Report
The Financial Stability Report is published twice a year and contains the Riksbank's analyses and assessments of the stability of the financial system in Sweden.
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The Riksbank and financial stability
The document “The Riksbank and financial stability” describes the role and tasks of the Riksbank in promoting financial stability.
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