Swedish Riksbank to publish intervention details

SWEDEN - Sweden's Riksbank, proclaiming greater openness than other central banks, said on Wednesday it will publish regular details of any currency intervention in future, formalising a practice introduced last summer.

The Riksbank's intervention policy may become the focus of market scrutiny if Swedes vote in favour of joining Europe's monetary union and their now freely floating crown is linked to the ERM-2 exchange rate grid.

Once in ERM-2 the crown would be kept in a tight fluctuation band