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Ingves: Coming stronger out of a crisis: lessons from Sweden
18/05/2011 On Wednesday, Governor Stefan Ingves spoke in Brussels about how the Swedish economy was affected by the latest financial crisis and about important lessons. He pointed out that macro-prudential policy frameworks are required to reduce the risk of crises. “Three factors are vital in reducing the effects of future crises: fiscal sustainability, stable prices and sound financial stability policies” concluded Stefan Ingves.  Read more
Nyberg: Is it dangerous to borrow dollars?
17/05/2011 On Tuesday, Deputy Governor Lars Nyberg held a speech at Svenska Handelsbanken in Stockholm. In this speech, he discussed the banks’ funding in foreign currency and the risks and costs associated with this.  Read more
Economic commentary: The relation between household saving and falls in house prices
13/05/2011 A low level of household saving may indicate incipient imbalances in the economy. It can also be seen as a warning signal of an increased risk of substantial falls in house prices, according to the authors of this Economic Commentary. The authors also find that a higher level of saving may mitigate the economic effects of a substantial fall in house prices.   Read more
Ingves: Flexible inflation targeting in theory and practice
12/05/2011
03/05/2011
03/05/2011
Minutes of the Executive Board’s monetary policy meeting on 19 April 2011
03/05/2011
Financial Market Statistics March 2011. Press release on Statistics Sweden’s website
29/04/2011
News archive 
CALENDAR
24/5/2011
11:30 Barbro Wickman-Parak to hold the speech "Macroeconomic forecasts" at Nordea Markets in Stockholm. The speech will be published on the website.
 
25/5/2011
09:30 Publication of the risk survey entitled ”Swedish market participants’ views of risks and the functioning of the Swedish fixed-income and foreign exchange markets”.
 
26/5/2011
Meeting of the Executive Board.
 
27/5/2011
General Council meeting.

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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 APRIL 2011
3.3%

Next publishing will be on 14 June 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
QUICKLINKS
FAQ
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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.
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
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