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Market Updates: Sweden’s Repo Rate Steady at −0.25%

Posted Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by
Arslan Butt • 1 min read

Press Release – Key Takeaways :

  • The economic developments in Sweden and abroad have begun a phase of lower growth.
  • Although growth is more subdued, economic activity is still robust.
  • The conditions for inflation to settle close to 2% in the coming years have not changed to any great extent.
  • The Executive Board has therefore concluded to keep the repo rate unchanged at −0.25%.
  • As on December, the forecast for the repo rate indicates that the next increase will be during the second half of 2019, provided the economic outlook and inflation prospects are as expected.

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Arslan Butt // Index & Commodity Analyst
Arslan Butt is our Lead Commodities and Indices Analyst. Arslan is a professional market analyst and day trader. He holds an MBA in Behavioral Finance and is working towards his Ph.D. Before joining FX Leaders Arslan served as a senior analyst in a major brokerage firm. Arslan is also an experienced instructor and public speaker.
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