Riksbank's Bergstrom decides to step down

Sveriges Riksbank deputy governor Villy Bergstrom announced on Tuesday 11 October his decision to step down, saying his time at the Bank has been the best of his working life.

"I am now 67 and feel that it is time to call it a day. I want to have time for other things too, such as the completion of a book project that I have been working on for a long while but also hunting and forestry," says Mr Bergstrom.

"My time at the Bank has been the best of my working life. The Riksbank is a high-compet