Sweden leaves repo rate unchanged at 2 per cent

At its meeting on Wednesday, 8 December, the Executive Board of the Sveriges Riksbank decided to leave the repo rate unchanged at 2 per cent.

Compared with the October assessment, the forecasts for growth in Sweden and abroad have been revised down slightly, while economic activity is still expected to strengthen. Large fluctuations in the foreign exchange and oil markets recently have led to some revision of the forecasts regarding oil prices and the Swedish krona. All in all, the assessment