IMF chief congratulates Ingves

Rodrigo de Rato, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, congratulated Stefan Ingves on Tuesday 11 October, currently Director of the IMF's Monetary and Financial Systems Department (MFD), for his appointment as Governor of Sveriges Riksbank.

Mr. de Rato issued the following statement after the announcement of the appointment was made by the Riksbank:

"Stefan Ingves has informed me that he has been offered, and has decided to accept the Governorship of the Riksbank. I congratu