Swedish cbank board member mulled rate cut-minutes

Sweden's central bank, or Riksbank, said on Feb 15, 2001 its board, which sets monetary policy, had agreed unanimously at its last meeting on Feb 1, 2001 to keep the key repo rate unchanged at 4.00 percent. During the monetary policy discussion, however, one board member, indirectly identified as deputy governor Villy Bergstrom, raised the possibility that a repo rate cut might be justified, the bank's board meeting minutes said.

"The Chairman summarised the monetary policy discussion...and no

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