Sweden's Srejber to step down

Eva Srejber, first deputy governor of the Swedish central bank, announced Thursday 29 March she was stepping down to join the EIB.

Srejber was one of six members of the board of governors that sets interest rates, but did not take part in the meeting held Thursday. The Riksbank was due to announce its decision on Friday.

Finance Minister Anders Borg is set to propose Srejber as Swedish representative in the European Investment Bank (EIB) and she was due to begin in a few months if approved.