January 29, 2020
Skingsley: The way from the financial crisis and forward – the development of monetary policy
January 24, 2020
The Bank for International Settlements, BIS, has recently begun to establish innovation hubs in a few countries to work at an in-depth level on analysing technological financial innovation. The Riksbank intends to present its candidacy for the BIS to establish an innovation hub in Sweden.
November 7, 2019
The weak development in Sweden over the past three years has led to a discussion of how prosperity in Sweden compares with that of other countries.
October 30, 2019
The latest and largest initiative is Libra, which has gained much attention in the media and financial sectors and from authorities and politicians.
September 24, 2019
The European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) has issued warnings to five EEA countries and recommendations to six EU countries for medium-term vulnerabilities in their respective residential real estate sectors. Sweden …
July 4, 2019
Economic activity in Sweden remains strong and inflation is close to the target of 2 per cent. Uncertainty abroad has increased but new information since the monetary policy decision in April has not led to any major revisions of the forecasts overall. With continued support from monetary policy, the conditions for inflation to remain close to the target in the period ahead are considered good. The Executive Board has decided to hold the repo rate unchanged at –0.25 per cent. The forecast for the repo rate is also unchanged and indicates that it will be increased again towards the end of the year or at the beginning of next year. However, the risks surrounding developments abroad can have a bearing on the prospects for Sweden, which emphasises the importance of proceeding cautiously with monetary policy.
May 28, 2019
The Economic Commentary “Fiscal policy from a monetary policy perspective” discusses the research done in recent years and the debates on stabilisation policy.