Riksbank names new monetary policy deputy

Jesper Hansson, formerly the head of the monetary policy forecasting division of the Riksbank, is the new deputy head of the central bank's monetary department.

Hansson will assist Anders Vredin, the head of the monetary policy department, and act as project leader for the central bank's Monetary Policy Reports, which are published three times a year.

Hansson, who took up new role on Monday, told CentralBankNews.com: "I've been working on the Riksbank's macro forecasts for several years and I